sebaceous glands

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Related to Sebaceous follicles: sebum, Pilosebaceous unit

sebaceous glands

pl n
(Anatomy) the small glands in the skin that secrete sebum into hair follicles and onto most of the body surface except the soles of the feet and the palms of the hands
Translations

sebaceous glands

plTalgdrüsen pl
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Made of gold and silica, Sebacia microparticles are specially designed to be activated by the light from commonly used hair removal lasers and are placed in a suspension designed to penetrate the sebaceous follicles.
Demodexfolliculorum and Demodex brevis are the two species of mites that are almost exclusively found on human skin, specifically near the facial sebaceous follicles.
Individual papules may be misdiagnosed as basal cell carcinoma (BCC), intradermal melanocytic nevus, seborrheic keratosis, sebaceous hyperplasia, syringoma, angiofibroma, trichilemmoma, steatocystoma, TE, and hamartoma of sebaceous follicles.
Acne is a multifactorial disease involving a combination of hyperkeratinization in the sebaceous follicles, excess sebum production, and overgrowth of the bacteria Propionibacterium acnes.