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Results 1 - 2 of 2 for vernix caseosa
  1. First Day of Life (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... babies are born with a white coating called vernix caseosa, which protects their skin from the constant exposure to amniotic fluid in the womb. The vernix is washed off with the baby's first bath. ...
  2. ... coated with a thick, pasty, white material called vernix caseosa (made up of the fetus' shed skin cells ...