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Term:
abnormal sebocyte morphology (MP:0013375)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
abnormal perianal sebaceous gland morphology +   
abnormal preputial gland morphology +   
abnormal sebaceous gland number +   
abnormal sebocyte morphology +   
any structural anomaly of the highly specialized, sebum-producing epithelial cells of the sebaceous glands that release their content by rupture of the cell membrane and cellular degradation (holocrine secretion); these cells are most commonly found in the skin in association with hair follicles (forming the pilosebaceous unit), where they arise from hair follicle keratinocytes, but there are also sebaceous glands not associated with a hair follicle; the latter have special functions as secretion of pheromones or corneal protection
abnormal skin sebaceous gland morphology +   
abnormal Zymbal's gland morphology 
absent sebaceous gland  
enlarged sebaceous gland +   
sebaceous gland atrophy  
sebaceous gland hypoplasia +   
small sebaceous gland +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: abnormal acinar cell of sebaceous gland morphology ;   abnormal sebaceous epithelial cell morphology
Definition Sources: MGI:anna, PMID:19944183

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