adapalene

noun
adap·a·lene | \ ə-ˈdap-ə-ˌlēn \

Medical Definition of adapalene 

: a retinoid C28H28O3 applied topically to the skin in the treatment of acne vulgaris

Note: Adapalene is marketed under the trademark Differin and when used in combination with benzoyl peroxide, under the trademark Epiduo.

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