chloracne

noun
chlor·​ac·​ne | \ klȯ-ˈrak-nē How to pronounce chloracne (audio) \

Definition of chloracne

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

First Known Use of chloracne

circa 1928, in the meaning defined above

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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 8 Dec. 2021.

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chloracne

noun
chlor·​ac·​ne | \ (ˈ)klōr-ˈak-nē, (ˈ)klȯr- How to pronounce chloracne (audio) \

Medical Definition of chloracne

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

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