Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

n. excessive secretion of sebum by the sebaceous glands. The glands are enlarged, especially on the nose and central face. The condition predisposes to acne and is common at puberty, usually lasting for a few years. Seborrhoea may be associated with a kind of eczema (seborrhoeic eczema). —seborrhoeicadj.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.