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se·ba·ceous

 (sĭ-bā′shəs)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or resembling fat or sebum; fatty.
2. Secreting fat or sebum.

[Latin sēbum, tallow + -aceous.]
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sebaceous

(sɪˈbeɪʃəs)
adj
1. (Physiology) of or resembling sebum, fat, or tallow; fatty
2. (Physiology) secreting fat or a greasy lubricating substance
[C18: from Late Latin sēbāceus, from sebum]
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se•ba•ceous

(sɪˈbeɪ ʃəs)

adj.
1. pertaining to, of the nature of, or resembling tallow or fat; fatty; greasy.
2. secreting a fatty substance.
[1720–30; < New Latin sēbāceus. See sebum, -aceous]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sebaceous - containing an unusual amount of grease or oil; "greasy hamburgers"; "oily fried potatoes"; "oleaginous seeds"
fatty, fat - containing or composed of fat; "fatty food"; "fat tissue"
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Translations

sebaceous

[sɪˈbeɪʃəs] ADJsebáceo
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sebaceous

adjTalg-
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sebaceous

[sɪˈbeɪʃəs] adjsebaceo/a
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se·ba·ceous

a. sebáceo-a, seboso-a, rel. al sebo o de la naturaleza de éste;
___ cystquiste ___;
___ glandglándula ___.
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sebaceous

adj sebáceo
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Louis, and his associates suggest that isotretinoin induces a "sebaceous drought," which shifts the skin microbiome from pathogenic to normophysiological.
These tumors are a type of lymphadenoma with intermingled lymphoid and epithelial components that lack sebaceous differentiation.
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.