Definitions for sebaceoussɪˈbeɪ ʃəs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

se•ba•ceoussɪˈbeɪ ʃəs(adj.)

  1. pertaining to, of the nature of, or resembling tallow or fat; fatty; greasy.

    Category: Physiology

  2. secreting a fatty substance.

    Category: Physiology

Origin of sebaceous:

1720–30; < NL sēbāceus. See sebum , -aceous

Princeton's WordNet

  1. greasy, oily, sebaceous, oleaginous(adj)

    containing an unusual amount of grease or oil

    "greasy hamburgers"; "oily fried potatoes"; "oleaginous seeds"


  1. sebaceous(Adjective)

    of or relating to fat, sebum

  2. sebaceous(Adjective)

    oozing fat

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sebaceous(adj)

    pertaining to, or secreting, fat; composed of fat; having the appearance of fat; as, the sebaceous secretions of some plants, or the sebaceous humor of animals


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