Associations to the word «Vernix»


VERNIX, noun. (medicine) Vernix caseosa; a fatty deposit covering the skin of newborn babies.
VERNIX CASEOSA, noun. (obstetrics) the waxy or "cheesy" white substance found coating the skin of newborn humans

Dictionary definition

VERNIX, noun. A white cheeselike protective material that covers the skin of a fetus.

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