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sebaceous

1. of or resembling sebum, fat, or tallow; fatty
2. secreting fat or a greasy lubricating substance
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A shave-biopsy of the lesion revealed sebaceous carcinoma.
(1-5) We describe a simple technique that is specifically useful for the excision of the central sebaceous gland-bearing part of the earlobe and repair of the resultant surgical defect.
Many hair follicles of fishing bat were associated with sebaceous glands (Figure 1A, B).
Most people are familiar with the sebaceous glands which are responsible for moisturizing the skin, and during puberty sometimes more so.
Rhinophyma, an overgrowth of the sebaceous glands in the skin of the nose.
Sebaceous proliferations are usually easy to recognize because of the vacuolated, bubbly, mature sebocytes that are present in varying proportions in most sebaceous lesions.
It clearly targets the sebaceous gland--decreasing sebocyte proliferation and suppressing sebum production--but an emerging body of research suggests that the drug also markedly affects dermal microbial colonization.
Pulse Biosciences announced positive results from its clinical efficacy study using proprietary Nano-Pulse Stimulation, or NPS, technology to treat patients with Sebaceous Hyperplasia, or SH, a difficult-to-treat skin condition that typically presents on the face.
There are variations of epidermal nevi (EN) that can be composed of superficial epidermal keratinocytes, sebaceous glands, apocrine or eccrine glands, hair follicles, or smooth muscle.
Sebaceous hyperplasia (SH) is one of the most prevalent causes of benign skin lesions that most often develop in middle age and show an increasing prevalence over time.
Squamous cell carcinoma, which was second, was found to be more common in north-west Pakistan than in any other part of Asia, while the sebaceous gland carcinoma was relatively less common.