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Sebaceous Gland

A cutaneous gland that secretes sebum (usually into a hair follicle) for lubricating hair and skin.sebaceous gland

A normal gland of the skin which empties an oily secretion into the hair follicle near the surface of the skin. A type of gland situated in the skin responsible for excreting sebum, an oily substance that gives skin and hair its waterproof characteristic.


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Pubes

... (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 ...

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by Dr.Stein
Mon Nov 28, 2005 2:35 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Pubes
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Hormone

... recptor for thestosteron, for instance: bone, skin, muscle, kidney, sebaceous gland, blood, etc. So it can be said that testosteron can amplify the effect on TSH and GH.

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by Dr.Stein
Thu Jul 14, 2005 8:19 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hormone
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sebaceous gland

- Yes, every hair follicle has its own sebaceous gland. Only mammals has this gland. - The secretion of sebaceous gland, called sebum, is via holocrine ...

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by Dr.Stein
Thu Jul 07, 2005 10:55 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: sebaceous gland
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sebaceous gland

Is there a sebaceous gland for each and every hair follicle ? Are there hair follicles without a sebaceous gland? How does the gland ...

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by siulisor
Tue Jul 05, 2005 1:15 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
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