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Term:
small perianal sebaceous gland (MP:0013382)
Annotations: Rat: (0) Mouse: (2) Human: (0) Chinchilla: (0) Bonobo: (0) Dog: (0) Squirrel: (0) Pig: (0)
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small perianal sebaceous gland  
decreased size of the modified holocrine gland that is part of the pilosebaceous unit of a hair located in the area around the anus; each of the specialized large hair follicles that surround and form a network around the anus has a pair of large sebaceous glands that empty into the follicle; perianal glands may function as scent glands

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: decreased anal gland size ;   decreased perianal sebaceous gland size ;   reduced anal gland size ;   reduced perianal sebaceous gland size ;   small anal gland
Related Synonyms: decreased circumanal gland size ;   decreased perianal gland size ;   reduced circumanal gland size ;   reduced perianal gland size ;   small circumanal gland ;   small perianal gland
Definition Sources: https://www.inkling.com/read/treuting-comparative-anatomy-histology-1st/chapter-23/mouse-perianal-hair-follicle, MGI:anna

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