whitehead

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noun white·head \ˈhwīt-ˌhed, ˈwīt-\

Definition of whitehead

  1. :  a small whitish elevation of the skin (as on the face) due to retention of sebum and dead skin cells in a skin pore blocked by a thin layer of epithelium —called also closed comedo, comedo, milium — compare blackhead 1

1886

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1886


Whitehead

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biographical name White·head \ˈhwīt-ˌhed, ˈwīt-\

Definition of Whitehead

  1. Alfred North 1861–1947 English mathematician and philosopher


Whitehead

biographical name white·head

Definition of Whitehead

  1. William 1715–1785 English dramatist; poet laureate (1757–85)


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whitehead

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noun white·head \-ˌhed\

Medical Definition of whitehead

  1. :  milium

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