sebo-, seb-, sebi- (Latin: tallow, suet, fat, fatty; grease; by extension, "pertaining to a suetlike secretion of the body").
1. Preventing or relieving excessive secretion of sebum; preventing or relieving seborrheic dermatitis.
2. An agent having such actions.
A common scaly macular eruption that occurs primarily on the face, scalp (dandruff), and other areas of increased sebaceous gland secretion; the lesions are covered with a slightly adherent oily scale.
Relating to hair follicles and sebaceous glands.
Containing ,or pertaining to, sebum, an oily, fatty matter secreted by the sebaceous glands.
Producing sebaceous matter.
Producing sebum or sebaceous matter.
A concretion, or calculus, in a sebaceous gland or a sebaceous follicle.
The production of sebum.
seborrhoea: A functional disease of the sebaceous glands marked by an increase in the amount, and often an alteration of the quality, of the sebaceous secretion; usually resulting in an excessive amount of sebum.
seborrheic, seborrhoic, seborrheal:
1. Afflicted with or like seborrhea.
2. A reference to those areas of the body in which sebaceous glands are abundant; i.e. the scalp, face, chest, back, axilla (armpit), and groin.
Extensive seborrheic dermatitis characterized by widely scattered lesions.
Having an affinity for or a stimulating effect on sebaceous glands; promoting the excretion of sebum.
1. A fatty secretion of the sebaceous glands of the skin.
2. An oily substance secreted by the sebaceous glands that lubricates the hair and skin and gives some protection against bacteria varying in consistency at different areas of the body.