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Dermatological glossary

Dermatology and your skin from A to Z with our Dermatological Glossary: a dermatological glossary of essential words you need to know to better understand dermatological products and how your skin works.

PILO-SEBACEOUS FOLLICLE

Unit including a hair, one or more sebaceous glands and an arrector muscle (muscle that causes hairs to stand on end).

PHOTOPROTECTOR

Substance which protects against the sun's rays, and particularly ultraviolet rays.

PHOTOSENSITIVITY

Personal susceptibility to react objectively to the sun's rays.