ceruminolysis

ceruminolysis

 [sĕ-roo″mĭ-nol´ĭ-sis]
dissolution or disintegration of cerumen in the external acoustic meatus. adj., adj ceruminolyt´ic.

ceruminolysis

/ce·ru·min·ol·y·sis/ (sĕ-roo″mĭ-nol´ĭ-sis) dissolution or disintegration of cerumen in the external auditory meatus.ceruminolyt´ic

ceruminolysis

(sĕ-roo″mĭ-nol′ĭ-sĭs) [ cerumen + -lytic]
The dissolution or disintegration of cerumen in the external ear canal.
ceruminolytic (sĕ-roo″mĭ-nō-lit′ik), adjective

ceruminolysis

dissolution or disintegration of cerumen in the external acoustic meatus. The therapeutic effect of some medications used in the treatment of otitis externa.
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The aim of ceruminolysis is to disrupt the keratinocytes on the outside of the plug, as well as those that are located between the plug and the ear canal.
In studies that evaluated 3 to 14 days of home ceruminolysis to obviate or ease irritation, 5% urea hydrogen peroxide in glycerol was most effective.