comedo

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noun com·e·do \ˈkä-mə-ˌdō\

Definition of comedo

plural

comedones

play \ˌkä-mə-ˈdō-(ˌ)nēz\
  1. :  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 asa or open comedo :  blackhead 1b or closed comedo :  whitehead

Origin and Etymology of comedo

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


First Known Use: 1866


Medical Dictionary

comedo

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noun com·e·do \ˈkäm-ə-ˌdō\

Medical Definition of comedo

plural

comedones

\ˌkäm-ə-ˈdō-(ˌ)nēz\play
  1. :  blackhead 1

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