sebum

[ UK /sˈɛbəm/ ]
NOUN
  1. the oily secretion of the sebaceous glands; with perspiration it moistens and protects the skin
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How To Use sebum In A Sentence

  • The condition is caused by excess secretion of a natural oil called sebum, which is produced by the sebaceous glands. Cold Weather and Hypothermia
  • The glands remain immature until puberty, and it is the secretion of sebum that is associated with pubertal acne.
  • The glands remain immature until puberty, and it is the secretion of sebum that is associated with pubertal acne.
  • Efficacies: The particular plant formula can help to eliminate the acnes and comedones rapidly, regulate the sebum secretion and heighten the skin resistivity to the bacterium.
  • The major lipid-soluble antioxidant in your skin hitches a ride to the stratum corneum, the dead upper layer of skin, with your natural oils, called sebum. You Being Beautiful
  • His voice and lyrics are tinged with a melancholy that will give you goosebumps. The Sun
  • The combination of sebum and desquamated cells provides an environment that is ripe for the growth of Propionibacterium acnes, the principal organism in inflammatory acne lesions.
  • The resulting build up of sebum behind the blockage helps produce blackheads and whiteheads.
  • The hormones can cause the glands to make too much sebum.
  • A cool breeze made goosebumps rise on his arms, and he shivered.
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