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wen,

benign, slow-growing, painless cyst of the skin resulting from obstruction of the sebaceous gland ducts. It is frequently found on the scalp, ears, face, back, or scrotum. Usually no treatment is required. Large wens may be surgically removed.

wen

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1. Pathol a sebaceous cyst, esp one occurring on the scalp
2. a large overcrowded city (esp London in the phrase the great wen)

wen

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a rune having the sound of Modern English w
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