chloracne

noun chlor·ac·ne \ klȯ-ˈrak-nē \

Definition of chloracne

: a skin eruption resembling acne and resulting from exposure to chlorine or its compounds

First Known Use of chloracne

circa 1928

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chloracne

noun chlor·ac·ne \ (ˈ)klōr-ˈak-nē, (ˈ)klȯr- \

medical Definition of chloracne

: a skin eruption resembling acne and resulting from exposure to chlorine or its compounds

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