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1. a sebaceous or epidermal inclusion cyst.
2. pilar cyst.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Old term for pilar cyst.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
A harmless cyst, especially on the scalp or face, containing the fatty secretion of a sebaceous gland.
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wenAn obsolete term for:
(1) Epidermal (inclusion) cyst, see there;
(2) Pilar cyst, see there;
(3) Sebaceous cyst, see there.
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wenSee SEBACEOUS CYST.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
wena sebaceous cyst, especially of the human scalp.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005