seborrhea

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noun seb·or·rhea \ ˌse-bə-ˈrē-ə \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of seborrhea

:abnormally increased secretion and discharge of sebum

seborrheic

play \ˌse-bə-ˈrē-ik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of seborrhea

New Latin, from Latin sebum + New Latin -rrhea


Medical Dictionary

seborrhea

noun seb·or·rhea
variants: or British seborrhoea play \ˌseb-ə-ˈrē-ə\

medical Definition of seborrhea

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

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