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(En español: Cerumen)
This word means wax. But not just any wax - it's earwax! Sticky cerumen lines the outer ear canal and helps trap dirt, germs, and other stuff that gets in your ear. So listen up - that gunk in your ears has an important job!
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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