Earwax is made by ________. keratinocytes melanocytes sebaceous glands ceruminous glands

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Answer:

ceruminous glands

Ceruminous glands are modified apocrine sweat glands found in the lining of the external ear canal. Their secretion mixes with sebum produced by nearby sebaceous glands to form a sticky, bitter substance called cerumen, or earwax, which is thought to deter insects and block entry of foreign material.

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