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A mixture of paraffinic and cycloparaffinic hydrocarbons occurring in nature; it has a higher melting point than synthetic paraffin and is used as a substitute for beeswax.
Synonym(s): ozocerite
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palmitate (and) ozokerite (and) paraffinum liquidum
(Paraffin (and) isopropyl palmitate (and) ozokerite