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Related to congenital seborrhea: seborrheic keratosis, Nummular dermatitis, Seborrhoeic keratosis, seborrhea capitis, seborrheic wart
A disease of the sebaceous glands characterized by excessive secretion of sebum or an alteration in its quality, resulting in an oily coating, crusts, or scales on the skin.
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seb•or•rhe•a(ˌsɛb əˈri ə)
abnormally heavy discharge from the sebaceous glands.
seb`or•rhe′al, seb`or•rhe′ic, adj.
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A condition involving excessive production of sebum by the oil glands. Combined with dermatitis (itchy, scaly rash), it is a common cause of dandruff (the shedding of dead skin from the scalp as white flakes). Cradle cap is a form of seborrhea common to babies.
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|Noun||1.||seborrhea - a condition in which overactivity of the sebaceous glands causes the skin to become oily|
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n. seborrea, trastorno de las glándulas sebáceas, caracterizado por una secreción excesiva de sebo.
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