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Meaning of COMEDO

Pronunciation:  'kâmi`dow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a black-tipped plug clogging a pore of the skin
 

COMEDO is a 6 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: blackhead
 
 See Also: blemish, cutis, defect, skin, tegument

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Com"e*do\, n.; pl. {Comedones}. [L., a glutton. See
{Comestible}.] (Med.)
A small nodule or cystic tumor, common on the nose, etc.,
which on pressure allows the escape of a yellow wormlike mass
of retained oily secretion, with a black head (dirt).

 

 

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