sebaceous

adjective se·ba·ceous \ si-ˈbā-shəs \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of sebaceous

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

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Origin and Etymology of sebaceous

Latin sebaceus made of tallow, from sebum tallow


SEBACEOUS Defined for English Language Learners

sebaceous

adjective

Definition of sebaceous for English Language Learners

  • biology : producing an oily substance in the body


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sebaceous

adjective se·ba·ceous \ si-ˈbā-shəs \

medical Definition of sebaceous

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

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