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wen1 / wen/ • n. a boil or other swelling or growth on the skin, esp. a sebaceous cyst. ∎ archaic an outstandingly large or overcrowded city: the great wen of London. wen2 (also wyn / win/ ) • n. a runic letter, used in Old and Middle English, later replaced by w.

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wen, benign, slow-growing, painless cyst of the skin resulting from obstruction of the sebaceous gland ducts. It is frequently found on the scalp, ears, face, back, or scrotum. Usually no treatment is required. Large wens may be surgically removed.

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wen morbid lump on the body; (in mod. use) sebaceous tumour under the skin. OE. wen(n), wæn(n) = Du. wen, prob. rel. to MLG. wene, LG. wehne, wähne tumour, wart; of unkn. orig.

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wen a runic letter, used in Old and Middle English, later replaced by w.

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wen (wen) n. see sebaceous cyst.

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WEN (or Wen) (wɛn) Women's Environmental Network

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