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acne

noun ac·ne \ˈak-nē\

medical : a condition in which the skin on a person's face, neck, etc., has many small, swollen spots (called pimples)

Full Definition of ACNE

:  a disorder of the skin caused by inflammation of the skin glands and hair follicles; specifically :  a form found chiefly in adolescents and marked by pimples especially on the face
ac·ned \-nēd\ adjective

Examples of ACNE

  1. a teenager with bad acne

Origin of ACNE

Greek aknē eruption of the face, manuscript variant of akmē, literally, point
First Known Use: circa 1828

Rhymes with ACNE

ACNE Defined for Kids

acne

noun ac·ne \ˈak-nē\

Definition of ACNE for Kids

:  a skin condition in which pimples and blackheads are present
Medical Dictionary

acne

noun ac·ne \ˈak-nē\

Medical Definition of ACNE

:  a disorder of the skin caused by inflammation of the skin glands and hair follicles; specifically :  a form found chiefly in adolescents and marked by pimples especially on the face
ac·ned \-nēd\ adjective

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