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sebaceous

 [sĕ-ba´-shus]
pertaining to or secreting sebum.
sebaceous cyst a benign retention cyst of a sebaceous gland containing the fatty secretion of the gland; this may occur anywhere on the body except the palms of the hands and soles of the feet, although such cysts are most common on the scalp, back, and scrotum. It may be a source of irritation or infection, and should be excised by a health care worker. Called also wen.

se·ba·ceous

(sē-bā'shŭs),
Relating to sebum; oily; fatty.
Synonym(s): sebaceus
[L. sebaceus]

sebaceous

/se·ba·ceous/ (sĕ-ba´shus) pertaining to or secreting sebum.

sebaceous

(sĭ-bā′shəs)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or resembling fat or sebum; fatty.
2. Secreting fat or sebum.

sebaceous

[sibā′shəs]
Etymology: L, sebum, sweat
pertaining to sebum, the substance secreted by glands of the skin.

se·ba·ceous

(sĕ-bā'shŭs)
Relating to sebum; oily; fatty.
[L. sebaceus]

sebaceous

pertaining to or secreting sebum.

sebaceous adenitis
inflammation of the sebaceous gland; includes granulomatous lesions.
sebaceous adenoma
particularly common in the skin of aged dogs. On the eyelids they arise from the meibomian glands.
sebaceous cyst
a benign retention cyst containing sebum.
sebaceous epithelioma
basal cell tumor with sebaceous differentiation.
sebaceous gland
holocrine glands in the skin that secrete sebum usually through the hair follicles. They vary in size and activity between species and location. In dogs, large sebaceous glands are located on the dorsum of the tail (see tail gland) and at mucocutaneous junctions. In cats, large glands are located also on the dorsum of the tail, on the lip margins and under the chin (see submental organ).
sebaceous gland secretion abnormality
includes sebolith, seborrhea.
sebaceous secretion
see sebum.
supracaudal sebaceous gland
see supracaudal organ.
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