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Meaning of "sebaceous" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SEBACEOUS

From Late Latin sēbāceus, from sebum.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SEBACEOUS

sebaceous  [sɪˈbeɪʃəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SEBACEOUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sebaceous is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SEBACEOUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

sebaceous

Sebaceous gland

The sebaceous glands are microscopic exocrine glands in the skin that secrete an oily or waxy matter, called sebum, to lubricate and waterproof the skin and hair of mammals. In humans, they are found in the greatest number on the face and scalp, and are also found on all parts of the skin except the palms of the hands and soles of the feet. The type of secretion of the sebaceous glands is referred to as holocrine. In the eyelids, meibomian glands, also called tarsal glands, are a type of sebaceous gland that secrete a special type of sebum into tears. There are several related medical conditions, including acne, sebaceous cysts, hyperplasia and sebaceous adenoma.

Definition of sebaceous in the English dictionary

The definition of sebaceous in the dictionary is of or resembling sebum, fat, or tallow; fatty. Other definition of sebaceous is secreting fat or a greasy lubricating substance.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SEBACEOUS


audacious
ɔːˈdeɪʃəs
bibacious
bɪˈbeɪʃəs
bodacious
bəʊˈdeɪʃəs
cretaceous
krɪˈteɪʃəs
curvaceous
kɜːˈveɪʃəs
efficacious
ˌɛfɪˈkeɪʃəs
fabaceous
fəˈbeɪʃəs
flirtatious
flɜːˈteɪʃəs
gracious
ˈɡreɪʃəs
hellacious
hɛˈleɪʃəs
herbaceous
hɜːˈbeɪʃəs
ostentatious
ˌɒstɛnˈteɪʃəs
pugnacious
pʌɡˈneɪʃəs
scribacious
skrɪˈbeɪʃəs
simaroubaceous
ˌsɪməruːˈbeɪʃəs
simarubaceous
ˌsɪməruːˈbeɪʃəs
spacious
ˈspeɪʃəs
tenacious
tɪˈneɪʃəs
vivacious
vɪˈveɪʃəs
voracious
vɒˈreɪʃəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SEBACEOUS

seaworthiness
seaworthy
seaze
sebaceous glands
sebacic
sebacic acid
Sebastian
Sebastopol
sebate
sebesten
sebiferous
sebific
seborrhea
seborrheal
seborrheic
seborrhoea
seborrhoeal
seborrhoeic
sebum
sebundy

WORDS THAT END LIKE SEBACEOUS

arenaceous
argillaceous
carbonaceous
chartaceous
coriaceous
crustaceous
cylindraceous
diatomaceous
ericaceous
farinaceous
gorgeous
liliaceous
micaceous
olivaceous
predaceous
siliceous
solanaceous
spathaceous
the Cretaceous
tuffaceous
violaceous

Synonyms and antonyms of sebaceous in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sebaceous» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SEBACEOUS

Find out the translation of sebaceous to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sebaceous from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sebaceous» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

皮脂腺
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sebácea
570 millions of speakers

English

sebaceous
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चिकना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الدهنية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сальные
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sebácea
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জান্তব চর্বিময়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sébacé
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sebum
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Talg-
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

皮脂
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

피지
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sebaceous
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

có tính chất mơ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சரும மெழுகு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्मोक्सास
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yağlı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sebaceo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

łojowych
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

сальні
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sebacee
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σμηγματογόνων
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

talgkliere
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sebaceous
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

talg
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sebaceous

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SEBACEOUS»

The term «sebaceous» is regularly used and occupies the 74.910 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SEBACEOUS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sebaceous

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SEBACEOUS»

Discover the use of sebaceous in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sebaceous and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Eyelid, Conjunctival, and Orbital Tumors: An Atlas and Textbook
Eyelid Sebaceous Hyperplasia and Adenoma □ Eyelid Sebaceous Carcinoma: Meibomian Gland Origin The majority of. General Considerations Sebaceous glands of the eyelid area include the Meibomian glands of the tarsus, Zeis glands of ...
Jerry A. Shields, Carol L. Shields, 2008
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Cancer in Dogs and Cats: Medical and Surgical Management
Although typically solitary, many affected dogs develop multiple sebaceous gland lesions over months to years.77 Histopathology is necessary to distinguish hyperplasia from benign and malignant sebaceous gland tumors. Sebaceous ...
Wallace B. Morrison, 2002
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The Biology of the Skin
Sebaceous glands are found in all areas of the body with the exception of the palms, soles and dorsum of the feet. Gland size and density vary depending upon body site. The largest glands are found on the face, where densities of 400- 900 ...
Dr. R. K. Freinkel, D.T. Woodley, 2001
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Human Microscopic Anatomy: An Atlas for Students of Medicine ...
A hair follicle (HF) and its sebaceous gland (SG) are depicted at low magnification. The sebaceous gland consists of several sac-like enlargements, the alveoli (A), which unite and discharge their secretory product, the sebum (S), into the hair ...
Radivoj V. Krstic, 1991
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Acne
Such lesions, which are small, soft and sometimes umbilicated, represent areas of localized senile sebaceous hyperplasia. Several sections show that all sebaceous lobules grouped around the central duct are connected with that duct.
William J. Cunliffe, 1999
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Diseases of DNA Repair
Sebaceoma Troy and Ackerman introduced this term to differentiate between sebaceous epithelioma (a benign neoplasm with sebaceous differentiation) and basal cell carcinoma with sebaceous differentiation.26 This neoplasm can be ...
Shamim Ahmad, 2011
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Dermatopathology
restricted to bona fide sebaceous tumors. Other cell types, such as melanocytes ( balloon-cell melanocytes), on epidermal or nonsebaceous adnexal epithelial cells, may also display on occasion clear cell changes with weblike cytoplasm and ...
Klaus J. Busam, 2010
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Pathology of Incipient Neoplasia
In those cases, the neoplasm is composed of circumscribed aggregations of immature nonvacuolated sebocytes that are intermingled with mature, vacuolated , foamy sebocytes and sebaceous ductal structures that sport a corrugated ...
Cancer Biomarkers Research Group Donald Earl Henson Program Director, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control National Cancer Institute, Jr. Jorge Albores-Saavedra Philip O'Bryan Montgomery, M.D. Professor of Surgical Pathology and Director Division of Anatomic Pathology University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 2001
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Head and Neck Surgical Pathology
A: Epidermal hyperplasia, sebaceous glands entering into the epidermis and apocrine glands (lower left corner). B: Nodular basal cell carcinoma arising in nevus sebaceus (left); abortive sebaceous and follicular structures extend from the ...
Ben Z. Pilch, 2001
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Withrow and MacEwen's Small Animal Clinical Oncology
In decreasing frequency, these are sebaceous hyperplasia, sebaceous epitheliomas, sebaceous adenomas, and sebaceous adenocarcinomas. Sebaceous gland tumors are among the most common skin tumors in the dog, accounting for ...
Stephen J. Withrow, David M. Vail, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SEBACEOUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sebaceous is used in the context of the following news items.
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Why skin wrinkles more around the eyes
Sebaceous glands are "microscopic glands that secrete sebum, an oily or waxy material, which lubricates the skin and protects it from water damage," said Dr. «WKOW, Jul 15»
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Got crow's feet? Why wrinkles occur more in certain parts of the face
The authors say the sebaceous gland, an architecture that occupies a relatively large area of the second layer of skin, called the dermis, is known to change with ... «The Australian Financial Review, Jul 15»
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How To Get Rid Of Blackheads: Tips And Tricks For Removal And …
It all begins when your skin's thousands of tiny sebaceous glands kick into overdrive and start spewing out more oil (or sebum), causing you to have an oilier ... «Huffington Post Canada, Jun 15»
4
Sebaceous gland carcinoma of the eyelid: clinicopathological …
To study the clinical and histopathological features of eyelid sebaceous gland carcinoma (SGC) and to evaluate the prognosis in the Asian-Indian population. «Nature.com, May 15»
5
Gold microparticles zap sebaceous follicles
R. Rox Anderson, M.D.Selectively heating sebaceous follicles with topically-delivered light-absorbing gold microparticles is a safe and effective treatment for ... «ModernMedicine, May 15»
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Laser-activated nanoparticles are coming to clear your acne
The technique delivers gold-coated silica nanoparticles subdermally (literally shoving them into the sebaceous gland using low-frequency ultrasound), then ... «Engadget, Mar 15»
7
You've been washing your hair all wrong - here's how you should be …
He explains: 'Hot water activates the sebaceous gland which secretes oil and can leave hair greasy soon after washing.' He recommends lukewarm water ... «Metro, Mar 15»
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Combining Gold, Ultrasound, And Lasers To Treat Acne
Photothermolysis uses low-frequency ultrasound to push the gold-covered silica particles into the sebaceous glands, according to an article in the UCSB Current ... «Med Device Online, Mar 15»
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Ultrasound and lasers illuminate the path to new spot treatment
Researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), have developed a method of deactivating the sebaceous glands that cause spots by ... «The Engineer, Mar 15»
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Researchers Use the Latest in Nanotechnology and Transdermal …
The particles are delivered into the sebaceous gland by the ultrasound, and are heated by the laser. The heat deactivates the gland. Image: Peter Allen ... «Scicasts, Mar 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Sebaceous [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sebaceous>. Jun 2020 ».
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