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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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Brockenbrough JM, Marzo S, Wurster R, Young MR. Bone wax prevents nystagmus after labyrinthine fenestration in guinea pigs. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2003 May; 128(5):726-31.