Description of Earwax

Earwax, also known as cerumen, is the protective yellowish waxy substance secreted in the ear canal. It assists in cleaning and lubrication of the ear canal and protects the ear from irritation, dust, foreign particles, bacteria, fungi, etc.
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10 Aug 2018 | 06:53 PM (IST)
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