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Meaning of SEBORRHEA

Pronunciation:  `sebu'reeu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a condition in which overactivity of the sebaceous glands causes the skin to become oily
 

SEBORRHEA is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: disease of the skin, skin condition, skin disease, skin disorder, skin problem

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Seb"or*rhe*a\, n. [NL., fr. L. sebum tallow + Gr. ?
to flow.] (Med.)
A morbidly increased discharge of sebaceous matter upon the
skin; stearrhea.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: A accumulation of scales of greasy skin, often on the scalp. Dandruff.
 

 

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