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Meaning of "sebaceous glands" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SEBACEOUS GLANDS

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SEBACEOUS GLANDS

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Sebaceous glands is a noun.
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WHAT DOES SEBACEOUS GLANDS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

sebaceous glands

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 glands in the English dictionary

The definition of sebaceous glands in the dictionary is 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.

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sebum
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WORDS THAT END LIKE SEBACEOUS GLANDS

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Synonyms and antonyms of sebaceous glands in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «sebaceous glands» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SEBACEOUS GLANDS

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Translator English - Chinese

皮脂腺
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

glándulas sebáceas
570 millions of speakers

English

sebaceous glands
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

वसामय ग्रंथियों
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

الغدد الدهنية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сальные железы
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

glândulas sebáceas
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শ্বেতবর্ণের গ্রন্থি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

glandes sébacées
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kelenjar sebaceous
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Talgdrüsen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

皮脂腺
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

피지선
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kelenjar sebaceous
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

tuyến bã nhờn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சவக்கோசு சுரப்பிகள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्नायू ग्रंथी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yağ bezleri
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ghiandole sebacee
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

gruczoły łojowe
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

сальні залози
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

glandele sebacee
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

σμηγματογόνων αδένων
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

talgkliere
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

talgkörtlar
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

talgkjertler
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SEBACEOUS GLANDS»

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SEBACEOUS GLANDS»

Discover the use of sebaceous glands in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sebaceous glands and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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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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Mammal Skin
The chemical composition of the secretion of the sebaceous glands in the ducts differs from the newly formed secretion and from the fat drops in the cells of the sebaceous glands (Mon- tagna, 1949; Montagna and Hamilton, 1949).
Vladimir Evgenʹevich Sokolov, 1982
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Textbook of Small Animal Surgery
Larger sebaceous glands are found in association with the hair follicles of the upper jaw, the prepuce, and the dorsal tail surface.10 Circumanal glands ( superficial sebaceous glands) and perianal glands (deep sebaceous glands) are  ...
Douglas H. Slatter, 2003
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Human Microscopic Anatomy: An Atlas for Students of Medicine ...
In contrast to all other glands of the body, sebaceous glands are multilayered glands whose secretory epithelium consists of several layers of cells in an arrangement resembling that of the epidermis. To illustrate this, a prismatic segment ...
Radivoj V. Krstic, 1991
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Acne
Various disorders other than acne affect the pilosebaceous unit. Those discussed in this chapter include ectopic sebaceous glands, epidermoid cysts, trichilem- mal cysts, steatocystoma multiplex and sebaceous gland tumours. Hidradenitis ...
William J. Cunliffe, 1999
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Essential Histology
Hair follicles are generally slanted to one side, and several sebaceous glands lie on the side pointed to by the hair (see Fig. 12-8 and Plate 12-3A). Each of these simple alveolar glands opens into the upper part of the hair follicle and appears ...
David H. Cormack, 2001
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The Netter Collection of Medical Illustrations - ...
The reason is that the periocular skin contains many types of modified sebaceous glands, including the meibomian glands and the glands of Zeis. Many other, less common modified sebaceous glands exist, including the caruncle glands and ...
Bryan . Anderson, 2012
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The Netter Collection of Medical Illustrations - ...
The reason is that the periocular skin contains many types of modified sebaceous glands, including the meibomian glands and the glands of Zeis. Many other, less common modified sebaceous glands exist, including the caruncle glands and ...
‎2011
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Surgical Pathology of the Head and Neck, Second Edition,
Hamperl is credited with first describing the presence of sebaceous glands in salivary glands (1). The incidence of this phenomenon varies with the diligence for which it is searched. Sebaceous differentiation has been reported in 10.5^2% of ...
Leon Barnes, 2000
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Physiology of Domestic Animals
In sheep, the secretion from the sebaceous glands is called lanolin. Lanolin makes sheep's wool water-repellent. The fleece that are shorn only once a year in some breeds of sheep, such as Merino, may contain more than 500 g lanolin.
Oystein V. Sjaastad, Knut Hove, Olav Sand, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SEBACEOUS GLANDS»

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How Having Oily Skin Might Help Prevent Wrinkles
In the end they found that the depth and length of wrinkles correlated to the amount of sebaceous glands in these areas, with areas with more glands tending to ... «TIME, Jul 15»
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Study Reveals Why We Get 'Crow's Feet' Wrinkles as We Age
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. «Newsmax, Jul 15»
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Why Skin Wrinkles More in Certain Areas
The amount of sebaceous glands, which secrete oil, were studied in the wrinkled areas, as well as the depth and amount of wrinkles. There was a consistent ... «Yahoo Health, Jul 15»
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Seven gross summer beauty issues and how to fix them
That sheen you sometimes see by noon is sebum (a combination of dead skin cells and lipids) secreted from sebaceous glands. Yum. To help keep your skin ... «Metro, Jul 15»
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Gold microparticles zap sebaceous follicles
And, yes, there are immunological responses, but we've always known that acne depends on having active sebaceous glands,” said the article's senior author ... «ModernMedicine, May 15»
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7 Benefits Of Having Oily Skin Even If It Sometimes Feels Like Your …
Our sebaceous glands, which produce the sebum we common refer to as oil, are situated right below the skin's surface, surrounding each hair follicle. Located ... «Bustle, Apr 15»
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The truth about how often you should wash your hair, according to …
The glands that produce sebum (called sebaceous glands) are located next to hair roots in the layer of skin called the dermis. Channels from the sebaceous ... «Business Insider, 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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Sienna Labs Obtains Sixth Patent Relating to Use of Plasmonic …
... among other aspects, methods of using the company's targeted plasmonic therapy (TPT) platform for localizing thermal damage to sebaceous glands and hair, ... «PR Newswire, Dec 14»

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