sebum


se·bum

noun \ˈsē-bəm\

Definition of SEBUM

:  fatty lubricant matter secreted by sebaceous glands of the skin

Origin of SEBUM

Latin, tallow, grease
First Known Use: circa 1860

se·bum

noun \ˈsēb-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SEBUM

: fatty lubricant matter secreted by sebaceous glands of the skin

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