Definitions for vernix

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vernix, vernix caseosa(noun)

    a white cheeselike protective material that covers the skin of a fetus

Wiktionary

  1. vernix(Noun)

    Vernix caseosa; a fatty deposit covering the skin of newborn babies.

  2. Origin: From vernix.

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