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Meaning of SEBACEOUS CYST

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a common cyst of the skin; filled with fatty matter (sebum) that is secreted by a sebaceous gland that has been blocked
 
 Synonyms: pilar cyst, steatocystoma, wen
 
 See Also: chalazion, cyst, Meibomian cyst

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: A sebaceous cyst is a rounded swollen area of the skin formed by an abnormal sac of retained excretion (sebum) from the sebaceous follicles.
 

 

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