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Dermatology and your skin from A to Z with our Dermatology Glossary: a dermatology glossary of essential words you need to know to better understand dermatological products and how your skin works.
Generally attached to a hair, this gland secretes sebum.
Located in the dermis, this gland excretes sweat through a pore on the skin's surface by means of a channel.
Action of protecting against solar radiation.
Essentially consisting of lipids, this substance is secreted by the sebaceous glands.
Small dry flakes of epidermis which detach from the surface of the skin (e.g. dandruff).