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min·er·al wax

1. Synonym(s): paraffin wax
2. Synonym(s): ceresin
3. a mineral substance with physical properties similar to those of wax.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

min·er·al wax

(minĕr-ăl waks)
1. Synonym(s): ceresin.
2. Mineral substance with physical properties similar to those of wax.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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