sebaceous

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adjective se·ba·ceous \si-ˈbā-shəs\

Definition of sebaceous

  1. 1 :  secreting sebum sebaceous glands

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or being fatty material :  fatty a sebaceous exudate

Origin and Etymology of sebaceous

Latin sebaceus made of tallow, from sebum tallow


First Known Use: 1728


SEBACEOUS Defined for English Language Learners

sebaceous

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adjective se·ba·ceous \si-ˈbā-shəs\

Definition of sebaceous for English Language Learners

  • biology : producing an oily substance in the body


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sebaceous

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adjective se·ba·ceous \si-ˈbā-shəs\

Medical Definition of sebaceous

  1. 1:  secreting sebum

  2. 2:  of, relating to, or being fatty material a sebaceous exudate


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