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sebaceous

  

      adj  
1    of or resembling sebum, fat, or tallow; fatty  
2    secreting fat or a greasy lubricating substance  
     (C18: from Late Latin sebaceus, from sebum)  


sebaceous glands  
      pl n   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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