sebaceous gland


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Synonyms for sebaceous gland

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

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The modified mucous membrane of the labia minor contains apocrine glands and ectopic sebaceous glands.
A differential diagnosis of sebaceous gland carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, or preseptal cellulitis was made.
The Company's portfolio of dermatology therapeutics includes lemuteporfin, a potent and selective topical photodynamic therapy for acne and a portfolio of novel, topical small molecule therapeutics targeting acne, sebaceous gland hyperactivity, and inflammatory skin diseases.
3] suppress lipogenesis in hamster sebaceous gland cells in vitro.
In adolescence, hormones cause oil-producing sebaceous glands in the skin to shift into overdrive.
The Company's portfolio of dermatology therapeutics includes Lemuteporfin, a potent and selective topical photodynamic therapy for moderate to severe acne and a portfolio of novel, topical small molecule therapeutics targeting acne, sebaceous gland hyperactivity, skin pigmentation disorders and inflammatory skin diseases.
The authors claim that nobiletin, like ATRA, decreased sebaceous gland size compared with the control and also that nobiletin treatment did not cause the increase in epidermal thickness that was observed with ATRA.
First report to show sebaceous gland reduction with a combo treatment of a topical suspension of light-absorbing microparticles and a dermatology laser
Amanda Nelson, also from the Penn State group looked further into the question of how 13-cis-retinoic acid (13-cis-RA) causes sebaceous gland atrophy.
This benign proliferation of the sebaceous gland appears on the skin as small, soft, yellowish papules.
A boil develops when a hair follicle or a sebaceous gland (which secretes sebum into the hair follicle) becomes infected, usually with the bacterium staphylococcus aureus, which some people carry on their skin.
There are many treatments that may be available from your doctor, such as antibiotics which kill the acne bacteria in the sebaceous gland and also have an anti-inflammatory effect.
Each hair has its own sebaceous gland and these can become blocked by dead skin cells.
1) He specifically discussed the sebaceous gland nevus, a type of organoid nevus that is made up almost entirely of a disproportionately high number of large, well-formed sebaceous lobules.
He added, The root cause of acne is a lipid-rich gland, the sebaceous gland, which sits a few millimetres below the surface of the skin.