Search
Descriptor English: Cerumen
Descriptor Spanish: Cerumen
Descriptor Portuguese: Cerume
Descriptor French: Cérumen
Entry term(s): Ear Wax
Wax, Ear
Tree number(s): A12.200.147
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002571
Scope note: The yellow or brown waxy secretions produced by vestigial apocrine sweat glands in the external ear canal.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
VI virology
DeCS ID: 2611
Unique ID: D002571
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2001/07/25
Cerumen - Preferred
Concept UI M0003928
Scope note The yellow or brown waxy secretions produced by vestigial apocrine sweat glands in the external ear canal.
Preferred term Cerumen
Entry term(s) Ear Wax
Wax, Ear



We want your feedback on the new DeCS / MeSH website

We invite you to complete a survey that will take no more than 3 minutes.


Go to survey