Sebiferous



adjective
1.
(biology) producing or carrying a fatty, oily, or waxlike substance

sebiferous se·bif·er·ous (sĭ-bĭf’ər-əs) or se·bip·a·rous (-bĭp’ər-əs)
adj.
Producing or secreting fatty, oily, or waxy matter; sebaceous.

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