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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.
sebaceous gland
Any of the glands that are found in the skin of mammals and secrete sebum into the hair follicles.


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