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|Noun||1.||sebaceous follicle - a cutaneous gland that secretes sebum (usually into a hair follicle) for lubricating hair and skin|
oil gland - a gland that secretes oil
Meibomian gland, tarsal gland - a long sebaceous gland that lubricates the eyelids; "bacterial infection of a Meibomian gland produces a stye"
Montgomery's tubercle - one of the sebaceous glands on the areolae of the breast that lubricate the breast during breast-feeding
integumentary system - the skin and its appendages
hair follicle - a small tubular cavity containing the root of a hair; small muscles and sebaceous glands are associated with them