Sebacic

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Sebacic (Chem) Of or pertaining to fat; derived from, or resembling, fat; specifically, designating an acid (formerly called also sebic, and pyroleic, acid), obtained by the distillation or saponification of certain oils (as castor oil) as a white crystalline substance.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • sebacic Of or pertaining to fat; obtained from fat: as, sebacic acid (C10H18O4), an acid obtained from olein. It crystallizes in white, nacreous, very light needles or laminæ resembling those of benzoic acid. Also sebic.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Sebacic pertaining to or obtained from fat
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. sebum, tallow: cf. F. sébacique,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Low L. sebaceussebum, tallow.

Usage

In literature:

A large mass of sebaceous material is also found in these cysts.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
Then a sebaceous young clergyman.
"In Defense of Women" by H. L. Mencken
These recesses are lined with skin, which is furnished with hairs, sebaceous and sweat glands.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
The sebaceous substance undergoes a change, becoming granular and somewhat hardened.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
Sebific: oily; sebaceous; somewhat sticky.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
The circumciser then examines the prepuce, the glans, and removes any sebaceous collection.
"History of Circumcision from the Earliest Times to the Present" by Peter Charles Remondino
A normal sebaceous gland in connection with a lanugo hair.
"Essentials of Diseases of the Skin" by Henry Weightman Stelwagon
Sebaceous: Translucent, yellowish or greyish-white.
"The Elements of Bacteriological Technique" by John William Henry Eyre
The condition is met with in elderly men, and the masses appear to be chiefly composed of sebaceous adenomas.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
It consists of six layers, and contains arteries, capillaries, lymphatics, nerves, sweat glands, sebaceous glands, pigment, etc.
"What a Young Woman Ought to Know" by Mary Wood-Allen
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In news:

We present the case of a parotid gland hamartoma with oncocytic and sebaceous metaplasia arising as a 3-cm mass in a 70-year-old man.
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