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Meaning of ACNE

Pronunciation:  'aknee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin; characterized by papules or pustules or comedones
 

ACNE is a 4 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: acne rosacea, acne vulgaris, disease of the skin, hickey, inflammatory disease, pimple, rosacea, skin condition, skin disease, skin disorder, skin problem

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ac"ne\, n. [NL., prob. a corruption of Gr. ?] (Med.)
A pustular affection of the skin, due to changes in the
sebaceous glands.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: A disorder of the skin marked by inflammation of oil glands and hair glands.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: This is a skin disease of the face, back and shoulders. It involves overactive sebaceous glands with plugged hair follicles inside which there is growth of an acne bacteria.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: acne vulgaris, dermamycosis, dermatitis, dermatosis, eczema, elephantiasis, epithelioma, erysipelas, erythema, exanthem, heat rash, herpes, herpes simplex, herpes zoster, hives, impetigo, itch, jungle rot, leprosy, lichen, lichen primus, lupus, lupus vulgaris, miliaria, pemphigus, prickly heat, pruigo, pruritus, psora, ringworm, scabies, shingles, skin cancer, tetter
 

 

 

 

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