comedo

noun com·e·do \ ˈkä-mə-ˌdō \

Definition of comedo

plural comedones play \ˌkä-mə-ˈdō-(ˌ)nēz\
:a small bump or blemish on the skin (as of the face or back) usually containing a plug of sebum in a skin pore: such as
a or open comedo :blackhead 1
b or closed comedo :whitehead

Origin and Etymology of comedo

New Latin, from Latin, glutton, from comedere to eat — more at comestible


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comedo

noun com·e·do \ ˈkäm-ə-ˌdō \

medical Definition of comedo

plural comedones play \ˌkäm-ə-ˈdō-(ˌ)nēz\

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