sebaceous cyst

/səˌbeɪʃəs sɪst/

Other forms: sebaceous cysts

Definitions of sebaceous cyst
  1. noun
    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
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    Meibomian cyst, chalazion
    a small sebaceous cyst of the eyelid resulting when a Meibomian gland is blocked
    type of:
    a closed sac that develops abnormally in some body structure
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