sebo-, seb-, sebi- +

(Latin: tallow, suet, fat, fatty; grease; by extension, "pertaining to a suetlike secretion of the body")

antiseborrheic
1. Preventing or relieving excessive secretion of sebum; preventing or relieving seborrheic dermatitis.
2. An agent having such actions.
dyssebacia, dyssebacea
A common scaly macular eruption that occurs primarily on the face, scalp (dandruff), and other areas of increased sebaceous gland secretion; the lesions are covered with a slightly adherent oily scale.
nasolabial seborrhea
A redness and scaling in the nasolabial creases typical of vitamin B deficiency.
pilosebaceous
1. A reference to the unit consisting of a hair follicle and a sebaceous gland.
2. Relating to the hair follicles and sebaceous glands.
sebaceofollicular
Relating to hair follicles and sebaceous glands and to pilosebaceous follicles.
sebaceous, sebaceus
Containing, or pertaining to, sebum, an oily, fatty matter secreted by the sebaceous glands.
sebiferous
Producing sebaceous matter or secreting sebum.
sebiparous
Producing sebum or sebaceous matter.
sebolith, sebolite
A concretion, or calculus, in a sebaceous gland or a sebaceous follicle.
sebopoiesis
The production of sebum.
seborrhea capitis
Seborrhea of the scalp.
seborrhea ichthyosis
A variety of seborrhea characterized by the formation of large, platelike (fishlike) crusts.
seborrhea nasi
1. Seborrhea of the sebaceous glands of the nose.
2. An extensive sebum production on the nose.
seborrhea nigricans, seborrhea nigra
Chromhidrosis in which there is a dark, greasy-looking discoloration of the eyelids and adjacent skin.
seborrhea oleosa
A form of seborrhea characterized by an excessive oiliness of the skin; especially, in the area of the forehead and the nose.

Related fat-word units: adipo-; lard; lipo-; obeso-; oleo-; omento-; pimelo-; pio-; steato-.


Cross references directly, or indirectly, involving the "skin": callus-; chorio-; cicatri- (scar); cori-; cuti-; hymen-; lepido- (scab, scale); papulo- (pimple); psoro- (itch, mange); pustu- (blister, pimple); rhytid- (wrinkle); scabio- (mange, itchy).