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Sebaceous follicles

sebaceous follicles --> sebaceous glands

Numerous holocrine glands in the dermis that usually open into the hair follicles and secrete an oily semifluid sebum.

Synonym: glandulae sebaceae, oil glands, sebaceous follicles.


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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, ... whole contents of the gland). Sebaceous glands secrete their sebum into hair follicles. The sebum then escapes to the surface of the skin through the same route ...

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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 behaves in the course of the growing, resting phases?

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by siulisor
Tue Jul 05, 2005 1:15 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: sebaceous gland
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Skin, muscles and joints

... produce oil that lubricates the skin. sweat sudoriferous subcutaneous sebaceous none of the above The answer is sebaceous glands. Sebaceous (oil) glands are usually connected to hair follicles. Sebaceous glands produce sebum, which moistens hairs and waterproofs the ...

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by clarence
Thu May 26, 2005 10:28 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Skin, muscles and joints
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