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Sebaceous Glands MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Sebaceous Glands
Tree Number(s)
A10.336.827
A17.815.805
Unique ID
D012627
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012627
Scope Note
Small, sacculated organs found within the DERMIS. Each gland has a single duct that emerges from a cluster of oval alveoli. Each alveolus consists of a transparent BASEMENT MEMBRANE enclosing epithelial cells. The ducts from most sebaceous glands open into a HAIR FOLLICLE, but some open on the general surface of the SKIN. Sebaceous glands secrete SEBUM.
NLM Classification #
WR 410
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2002/07/03
Sebaceous Glands Preferred
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