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seborrhea

 [seb″o-re´ah]
excessive discharge from the sebaceous glands, forming greasy scales or cheesy plugs on the body; it is generally attended with itching or burning.
seborrhea sic´ca dry, scaly, seborrheic dermatitis.
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seb·or·rhe·a

(seb'ō-rē'ă),
Overactivity of the sebaceous glands, resulting in an excessive amount of sebum.
[sebo- + G. rhoia, a flow]
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seborrhea

(sĕb′ə-rē′ə)
n.
A disease of the sebaceous glands characterized by excessive secretion of sebum or an alteration in its quality, resulting in an oily coating, crusts, or scales on the skin.

seb′or·rhe′ic adj.
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seb·or·rhe·a

(seb'ōr-ē'ă)
Overactivity of the sebaceous glands, resulting in an excessive amount of sebum.
Synonym(s): seborrhoea.
[sebo- + G. rhoia, a flow]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

seb·or·rhe·a

(seb'ōr-ē'ă)
Overactivity of the sebaceous glands, resulting in an excessive amount of sebum.
Synonym(s): seborrhoea.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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