Definition of Sebaceous cyst. Meaning of Sebaceous cyst. Synonyms of Sebaceous cyst

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Definition of Sebaceous cyst

Sebaceous cyst
Sebaceous Se*ba"ceous, a. [NL. sebaceus, from L. sebum tallow, grease.] (Physiol.) 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. Sebaceous cyst (Med.), a cyst formed by distention of a sebaceous gland, due to obstruction of its excretory duct. Sebaceous glands (Anat.), small subcutaneous glands, usually connected with hair follicles. They secrete an oily semifluid matter, composed in great part of fat, which softens and lubricates the hair and skin.

Meaning of Sebaceous cyst from wikipedia

- A sebaceous cyst is a term commonly used to refer to either: Epidermoid cysts (also termed epidermal cysts, infundibular cyst), or Pilar cysts (also termed...
- Epidermoid cyst may be cl****ified as a sebaceous cyst, although technically speaking it is not sebaceous. "True" sebaceous cysts, cysts which originate...
- the cyst site. Very rarely, trichilemmal cysts can become cancerous.[unreliable source?] Trichilemmal cyst may be cl****ified as a sebaceous cyst, although...
- the sebaceous gland and so are not true sebaceous cysts. A true sebaceous cyst is relatively rare and is known as a steatocystoma. Nevus sebaceous, a hairless...
- tailbone) Sebaceous cyst – sac below skin Trichilemmal cyst – same as a pilar cyst, a familial cyst of the scalp Odontogenic cyst Ceruminous cyst (ear) Chalazion...
- Bartholin's cyst occurs when a Bartholin's gland within the labia becomes blocked. Small cysts may result in minimal symptoms. Larger cysts may result...
- Other conditions that can cause similar symptoms include: cellulitis, a sebaceous cyst, and necrotising fasciitis. Cellulitis typically also has an erythematous...
- alphabet Wen, common name for trichilemmal cyst or pilar cyst Wen, sebaceous cyst, a form of trichilemmal cyst Wen, alternate name for lipoma, a benign...
- granulomatous reaction to sebaceous glands on the eyelid), lacrimal duct cysts (cysts related to tear ducts) and nasolacrimal duct cysts (the nasolacrimal duct...
- symptom of sebaceous cell carcinoma. A chalazion or meibomian cyst can sometimes be mistaken for a stye. Sebaceous gland adenoma Sebaceous gland carcinoma...
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