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sebaceous

sebaceous

adjective se·ba·ceous \si-ˈbā-shəs\

biology : producing an oily substance in the body

Full Definition of SEBACEOUS

1
:  secreting sebum <sebaceous glands>
2
:  of, relating to, or being fatty material :  fatty <a sebaceous exudate>

Origin of SEBACEOUS

Latin sebaceus made of tallow, from sebum tallow
First Known Use: 1728

sebaceous

adjective se·ba·ceous \si-ˈbā-shəs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SEBACEOUS

1
:  secreting sebum
2
:  of, relating to, or being fatty material <a sebaceous exudate>

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