chloracne

noun

chlor·​ac·​ne klȯ-ˈrak-nē How to pronounce chloracne (audio)
: a skin eruption resembling acne and resulting from exposure to chlorine or its compounds

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1928, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of chloracne was circa 1928

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“Chloracne.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chloracne. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

chloracne

noun
chlor·​ac·​ne (ˈ)klōr-ˈak-nē, (ˈ)klȯr- How to pronounce chloracne (audio)
: a skin eruption resembling acne and resulting from exposure to chlorine or its compounds

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