What is another word for sebaceous?

Pronunciation: [sɛbˈe͡ɪʃəs] (IPA)

The term "sebaceous" refers to something related to sebum, an oily substance secreted by the sebaceous glands in the skin. Some synonyms for "sebaceous" include oily, greasy, lubricative, unctuous, and fatty. Other alternative terms could include oleaginous, adipose, lipidic, or fat-bearing. These descriptive words are useful for scientific research papers, medical documentation, or beauty product labels, where the condition of the skin and the type of substances used to treat or nourish it may be of utmost importance. In everyday conversations, colloquial expressions like "oily skin" or "greasy hair" are more commonly used.

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Usage examples for Sebaceous

sebaceous cysts appear not unlike the former.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
This is a condition characterized by an excessive secretion of sebaceous matter, forming upon the skin in small crusts or scales.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
The hairs also furnish protection against wet, as they are always more or less oily from the secretion of sebaceous glands, and thus shed water.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler

Related words: sebaceous cysts, cysts near the eye, cysts on the nose, cysts under the skin, cyst on scalp, cysts on face, cyst on buttock, cyst size

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