TITLE

sebaceous gland

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1963
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "sebaceous gland" is presented. It refers to an oil-secreting gland of the skin. Most of the glands open into hair follicles. Secretion of these glands, known as sebum, arises from the disintegration of cells filling the alveoli.
ACCESSION #
21245149

 

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