seborrhea

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seb·or·rhe·a

 (sĕb′ə-rē′ə)
n.
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.

seb′or·rhe′ic adj.
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seb•or•rhe•a

(ˌsɛb əˈri ə)

n.
abnormally heavy discharge from the sebaceous glands.
[1875–80]
seb`or•rhe′al, seb`or•rhe′ic, adj.
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seborrhea

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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seborrhea - a condition in which overactivity of the sebaceous glands causes the skin to become oily
disease of the skin, skin disease, skin disorder - a disease affecting the skin
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Translations

seb·or·rhe·a

n. seborrea, trastorno de las glándulas sebáceas, caracterizado por una secreción excesiva de sebo.
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seborrhea

n seborrea
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