sebaceous follicle

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Synonyms for sebaceous follicle

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

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Thus, the systemic route of IGF-I delivery to the sebaceous follicle plays a crucial role for IGF-I-dependent FoxO regulation.
acne is a disease of the sebaceous follicle, a gland below the skin surface that secretes an oily substance called sebum.
Additional histology studies revealed that the Sebacia Treatment preferentially targeted the sebaceous follicles and glands.
Demodexfolliculorum and Demodex brevis are the two species of mites that are almost exclusively found on human skin, specifically near the facial sebaceous follicles.
At the same time, the dim blue light, which cannot penetrate far into the skin, allows continued production of porphyrin deep into the sebaceous follicles, where the red light is aimed.
Individual papules may be misdiagnosed as basal cell carcinoma (BCC), intradermal melanocytic nevus, seborrheic keratosis, sebaceous hyperplasia, syringoma, angiofibroma, trichilemmoma, steatocystoma, TE, and hamartoma of sebaceous follicles.