asteatosis

asteatosis

 [as″te-ah-to´sis]
any disease in which persistent dry scaling of the skin suggests scantiness or absence of sebum.

as·te·a·to·sis

(as'tē-ă-tō'sis),
Diminished or arrested secretion of the sebaceous glands.
[G. a- priv. + stear (steat-), fat]

asteatosis

/aste·a·to·sis/ (as″te-ah-to´sis) any disease in which persistent dry scaling of the skin suggests scantiness or absence of sebum.asteatot´ic

asteatosis

[as′tē·ətō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, a, stear, without tallow, osis, condition
a dry skin condition caused by a deficiency of sebaceous gland secretions. Scales and fissures may result from the dryness. The condition is treated with creams and ointments that replace the missing skin oils.
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Asteatotic eczema

asteatosis

Decreased cutaneous production of sebum; i.e., sebaceous gland hyposecretion.

as·te·a·to·sis

(ā'stē-ă-tō'sis)
Diminished or arrested secretion of the sebaceous glands.
[G. a- priv. + stear (steat-), fat]

asteatosis

any disease in which persistent dry scaling of the skin suggests scantiness or absence of sebum.