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Meaning of ACNE

Pronunciation:  'aknee

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  an inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin; characterized by papules or pustules or comedones

ACNE is a 4 letter word that starts with A.


 See Also: acne rosacea, acne vulgaris, disease of the skin, hickey, inflammatory disease, pimple, rosacea, skin condition, skin disease, skin disorder, skin problem



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ac"ne\, n. [NL., prob. a corruption of Gr. ?] (Med.)
A pustular affection of the skin, due to changes in the
sebaceous glands.

Medical Dictionary
 Definition: A disorder of the skin marked by inflammation of oil glands and hair glands.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: This is a skin disease of the face, back and shoulders. It involves overactive sebaceous glands with plugged hair follicles inside which there is growth of an acne bacteria.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: acne vulgaris, dermamycosis, dermatitis, dermatosis, eczema, elephantiasis, epithelioma, erysipelas, erythema, exanthem, heat rash, herpes, herpes simplex, herpes zoster, hives, impetigo, itch, jungle rot, leprosy, lichen, lichen primus, lupus, lupus vulgaris, miliaria, pemphigus, prickly heat, pruigo, pruritus, psora, ringworm, scabies, shingles, skin cancer, tetter