sebum

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noun se·bum \ˈsē-bəm\

Definition of sebum

  1. :  fatty lubricant matter secreted by sebaceous glands of the skin

Origin and Etymology of sebum

Latin, tallow, grease


First Known Use: circa 1860


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sebum

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noun se·bum \ˈsēb-əm\

Medical Definition of sebum

  1. :  fatty lubricant matter secreted by sebaceous glands of the skin


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