seborrhea


seb·or·rhea

noun \ˌse-bə-ˈrē-ə\

Definition of SEBORRHEA

:  abnormally increased secretion and discharge of sebum
seb·or·rhe·ic \-ˈrē-ik\ adjective

Origin of SEBORRHEA

New Latin, from Latin sebum + New Latin -rrhea
First Known Use: circa 1860

seb·or·rhea

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SEBORRHEA

: abnormally increased secretion and discharge of sebum producing an oily appearance of the skin and the formation of greasy scales

Variants of SEBORRHEA

seb·or·rhea or British seb·or·rhoea \ˌseb-ə-ˈrē-ə\

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