noun, Pathology.
an excessive and abnormal discharge from the sebaceous glands.

seborrhea seb·or·rhe·a or seb·or·rhoe·a (sěb’ə-rē’ə)
Overactivity of the sebaceous glands characterized by excessive secretion of sebum or an alteration in its quality, resulting in an oily coating, crusts, or scales on the skin.


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