seborrhea

noun
seb·or·rhea | \ˌse-bə-ˈrē-ə \

Definition of seborrhea 

: abnormally increased secretion and discharge of sebum

Other Words from seborrhea

seborrheic \ˌse-bə-ˈrē-ik \ adjective

First Known Use of seborrhea

circa 1860, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for seborrhea

New Latin, from Latin sebum + New Latin -rrhea

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seborrhea

noun
seb·or·rhea
variants: or British seborrhoea \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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