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A plastic substance deposited by insects or obtained from plants. Waxes are esters of various fatty acids with higher, usually monohydric alcohols. The wax of pharmacy is principally yellow wax (beeswax), the material of which honeycomb is made. It consists chiefly of cerotic acid and myricin and is used in making ointments, cerates, etc. (Dorland, 27th ed)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Waxes" by people in Profiles.
Leonard N, Droms R, Lal K, Amano S, Wiss K. Pink, waxy papule on the penile shaft. Pediatr Dermatol. 2020 Nov; 37(6):1151-1152.
Cheng YS, Kozin ED, Remenschneider AK, Nakajima HH, Lee DJ. Characteristics of Wax Occlusion in the Surgical Repair of Superior Canal Dehiscence in Human Temporal Bone Specimens. Otol Neurotol. 2016 Jan; 37(1):83-8.