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wen

 [wen]
1. a sebaceous or epidermal inclusion cyst.

wen

(wen),
Old term for pilar cyst.
[A.S.]

wen

(wĕn)
n.
A harmless cyst, especially on the scalp or face, containing the fatty secretion of a sebaceous gland.

wen

An obsolete term for:
(1) Epidermal (inclusion) cyst, see there;  
(2) Pilar cyst, see there;
(3) Sebaceous cyst, see there.

wen

See SEBACEOUS CYST.

wen

a sebaceous cyst, especially of the human scalp.
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The Oscars of 1994 saw 'Hedd Wyn' nominated for the best foreign language film and we will relive the excitement and glamour of 25 years ago in a special programme tomorrow evening.
Retired teacher Teresa, who also met Wyn at the 1969 Fairs Cup 40th anniversary celebrations at St James' Park, added: "I was a huge fan of Wyn's and carried on following his career when he left in 1971 for Manchester City.
The judge said the videos showed "disgusting acts" being inflicted against young girls and that Wyn Jones had "lied" to police about having the images.
During this centennial year, that has seen an ambitious restoration of Hedd Wyn's former home at Yr Ysgwrn, (well worth a visit, by the way, next time you're passing!) together with sundry publications, concerts and documentaries, people have sometimes asked me: "But why all the fuss about Hedd Wyn?" We remember Hedd Wyn not just as a poet but as a symbol of Welsh loss in World War I.
Wyn thinks that the first time a lot of people see the racing, they fall in love with the sport.
While Wyn battled back to health, being transferred from the critical to general ward within days, Belinda struggled and needed counselling.
"I am quite superstitious and when I was playing rugbymyeducation wasgoing well," said Wyn Jones.
Wyn's expertise come in for a scene in which Hannibal, played by French actor Gaspard Ulliel, recalls his days as a medical student.
"Dialogue" is a term that permeates discussions of Wyn Evans's work, but in his installations, communication often fails or seems to slow down.
THEY say love is lovelier the second time around and it's a phrase that's particularly appropriate to Peter and Wyn Smith.
Eric Wyn Jones, of Bontnewydd, was jailed for seven-and-a-half years, as was his son Ian Wyn Jones.