What Are Sebaceous Glands? - Definition & Function


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Which of the following is not included in sebum?

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1. Where do you not have sebaceous glands?

2. Sebaceous glands are which type of glands?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz/worksheet duo, you will be tested on topics such as the location of sebaceous glands, their category of gland, and function.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In particular, you will be assessed on your knowledge of:

  • What sebaceous glands release
  • The glandular classification of sebaceous glands
  • Where the glands are located
  • The components of sebum

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding sebum
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about your body's secretions in a different light
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on sebaceous glands

Additional Learning

If you want to learn some more about sebaceous glands, take a look at the lesson titled What Are Sebaceous Glands? - Definition & Function. It will cover these topics:

  • The purpose of sebaceous glands
  • Problems that occur if too much or too little sebum is released
  • The role hair follicles and pores play in all of this