Definition of sebaceous gland in English:

sebaceous gland

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noun

  • A small gland in the skin which secretes a lubricating oily matter (sebum) into the hair follicles to lubricate the skin and hair.
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    • If no hair follicles, sweat glands, and sebaceous glands are left, then that skin is not going to heal without a graft.
    • Sebaceous nevus is a congenital lesion made up of excessive sebaceous glands and malformed hair follicles.
    • Radiation inhibits mitotic activity in the germinal cells of the epidermis, hair follicles, and sebaceous glands.

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