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 (s) (noun) (no pl)
An ailment caused by an incorrect function of the sebaceous gland: Dyssebacia is 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 (adjective) (not comparable)
A reference to the structural unit of hairs: The pilosebaceous body parts consist of the hair itself, the follicle, the arrector pili muscle, and the sebaceous gland.
sebaceofollicular
Relating to hair follicles and sebaceous glands and to pilosebaceous follicles.
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.
seborrhea sicca
A form of seborrheic dermatitis characterized by dry scaling.

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).