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(Science: physiology) Pertaining to, or secreting, fat; composed of fat; having the appearance of fat; as, the sebaceous secretions of some plants, or the sebaceous humor of animals.

(Science: obstetrics) sebaceous cyst, small subcutaneous glands, usually connected with hair follicles. They secrete an oily semifluid matter, composed in great part of fat, which softens and lubricates the hair and skin.

Origin: NL. Sebaceus, from L. Sebum tallow, grease.

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The Fiber Disease

... into exports from Taiwan, or Hong Kong. Investigating still. This is not my pest bothering me… but it does the same things to my face, in the sebaceous glands and pores of my cheeks, neck, eye brows, and all around the eyes and eye lids these pests exists as well. Feb. 28th Received Demodex ...

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by Neva Borden
Sun Dec 03, 2006 1:13 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Hypothalamin hormones

... increased growth of body hair, beard growth, deep voice, growth of the Adam’s apple, shoulders widen and rib cage expands, increased production of sebaceous glands, development of the penis, aggressiveness, sexual behavior, libido, and the maturation of sperm. Testosterone accelerates muscle buildup, ...

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by Amrik
Sun Oct 22, 2006 7:09 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hypothalamin hormones
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how does soap remove microorganism

Oh, I've found the answer...Um, our bodies have sebaceous glands is it?? that's one of the way that microorganisms use to stick on our body..:lol:

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by victor
Thu Mar 02, 2006 12:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: how does soap remove microorganism
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freckles and pimples

It is when skin pores are blocked by dust or dead cells so sweat that contains excretes and oil secretes from sebaceous glands cannot easily get out of skin. Water can be reabsorbed or diffused but solid material as salt, fat will stay there as an acne. It can be worsen by the ...

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by Dr.Stein
Mon Jan 09, 2006 11:55 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: freckles and pimples
Replies: 40
Views: 19331


... tapers upwards to a line of hair pointing towards the navel. As with axillary (armpit) hair, pubic hair is associated with a concentration of sebaceous glands in the area. Like other hair, pubic hair may be infested by lice, with a specific category of pubic lice. Function of pubic hair It ...

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by Dr.Stein
Mon Nov 28, 2005 2:35 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Pubes
Replies: 14
Views: 20966
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