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sebaceous gland

Syllabification: se·ba·ceous gland

Definition of sebaceous gland in English:

noun

A small gland in the skin which secretes a lubricating oily matter (sebum) into the hair follicles to lubricate the skin and hair.
Example sentences
  • 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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