Definition of Acne

1. Noun. An inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin; characterized by papules or pustules or comedones.




Definition of Acne

1. n. A pustular affection of the skin, due to changes in the sebaceous glands.

Definition of Acne

1. Noun. (pathology) A skin condition, usually of the face, that is common in adolescents. It is characterised by red pimples, and is caused by the inflammation of sebaceous glands through bacterial infection. ¹

2. Noun. A pattern of blemishes in an area of skin resulting from the skin condition. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Acne

1. a skin disease [n -S] : ACNED [adj]

Medical Definition of Acne

1. An inflammatory disease of the pilosebaceous unit, the specific type usually being indicated by a modifying term, frequently used alone to designate common acne or acne vulgaris. Origin: possibly Gr. Akm = a point or achn = chaff (15 Nov 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Acne

aclasis
aclastic
acleistocardia
aclinal
aclinic
aclinic line
aclinical
acmatic
acme
acmes
acmesthesia
acmic
acmite
acmites
acne (current term)
acne albida
acne artificialis
acne bacillus
acne cachecticorum
acne ciliaris
acne conglobata
acne cosmetica
acne decalvans
acne erythematosa
acne frontalis
acne fulminans
acne generalis
acne hypertrophica
acne indurata

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