pilosebaceous

Relating to the hair follicles and sebaceous glands. [pilo- + L. sebum, suet]

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pi·lo·se·ba·ceous .pī-lō-si-'bā-shəs adj of or relating to hair and the sebaceous glands

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adj.
relating to the hair follicles and their associated sebaceous glands.

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pi·lo·se·ba·ceous (pi″lo-sə-baґshəs) pertaining to a hair follicle and a sebaceous gland.

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