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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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Multiple nevus sebaceous occurring on the scalp and on the contralateral side of the face.
Sebaceous cysts are true cysts, which develops from a ruptured pilo-sebaceous follicle.
Physiological desquamation, iatrogenic bruises and ecchymosis were more common in male neonates, whereas sebaceous hyperplasia, erythema neonatorum and cutis marmorata were more common in female neonates.
Sebaceous gland tumors are comprised of sebaceous adenoma and sebaceous carcinoma.
The sebaceous skin sites of boys were much more likely to host species of Epicoccum and Cryptococcus.
The case report describes reconstructive surgery of lower eyelid with sliding H blepharoplasty technique after surgical excision of sebaceous gland adenocarcinoma in a Doberman dog.
An advantage of both these methods is the removal of mites not only from the surface of the skin but also directly from the sebaceous glands, as well as evaluating large affected areas.
Using reprogrammed iPS cells, scientists from the RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology (CDB) in Japan have, along with collaborators from Tokyo University of Science and other Japanese institutions, successfully grown complex skin tissue--complete with hair follicles and sebaceous glands--in the laboratory.
This triggered the development of skin cells, which included sebaceous glands, hair follicles and even muscle fibers.
In some cases, acne is accompanied by scarring, a consequence of abnormal resolution or wound healing following the damage that occurs in the sebaceous follicle during acne inflammation [5].
Fordyce's granules are ectopic sebaceous glands which are seen in the oral cavity as small, painless, raised, yellowish or white spots of 1 to 3 mm in diameter.