any of the cutaneous glands that secrete oily matter for lubricating hair and skin.
sebaceous gland n.
Any of the numerous holocrine glands in the dermis that empty into a hair follicle and produce and secrete sebum. Also called sebaceous follicle.
Any of the glands that are found in the skin of mammals and secrete sebum into the hair follicles.
adjective, Chemistry. 1. of or derived from sebacic acid.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a crystalline, slightly water-soluble, dibasic acid, C 1 0 H 1 8 O 4 , usually obtained from castor oil: used chiefly in the manufacture of plasticizers and resins. sebacic acid /sɪˈbæsɪk; -ˈbeɪ-/ noun 1. another name for decanedioic acid
noun 1. Saint, died a.d. 288? Roman martyr. 2. a male given name. noun 1. Saint. died ?288 ad, Christian martyr. According to tradition, he was first shot with arrows and then beaten to death. Feast day: Jan 20
noun 1. Sevastopol. noun 1. the English name for Sevastopol