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ac·ne

 (ăk′nē)
n.
An inflammatory disease of the sebaceous glands and hair follicles of the skin that is marked by the eruption of pimples or pustules, especially on the face.

[New Latin, probably from misreading of Greek akmē, point, facial eruption; see acme.]

ac′ned adj.

acne

(ˈæknɪ)
n
(Medicine) Also called: acne vulgaris a chronic skin disease common in adolescence, involving inflammation of the sebaceous glands and characterized by pustules on the face, neck, and upper trunk. See also rosacea
[C19: New Latin, from a misreading of Greek akmē eruption on the face. See acme]

ac•ne

(ˈæk ni)

n.
any of various inflammatory skin eruptions involving breakdown of sebum from the sebaceous glands and characterized by pimples on the face, neck, and upper back.
[1820–30; < New Latin < Late Greek aknás, a manuscript error for akmás, acc. pl. of akmḗ facial eruption, probably identical to Greek akmḗ acme]
ac′ned, adj.

ac·ne

(ăk′nē)
A skin disease in which the oil glands become clogged and infected, often causing pimples to form, especially on the face. It is commonest during adolescence.

Acne

 of adolescents—Lipton, 1970.

acne

This is often caused by the action of hormones on the oil glands. The glands become overactive and pimples develop, often accompanied by inflammation. If an oil gland is blocked by sebum (oily secretion), then it appears as a whitehead on the surface of the skin. If the external opening of the duct is evident, it will appear as a blackhead.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.acne - an inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skinacne - an inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin; characterized by papules or pustules or comedones
inflammatory disease - a disease characterized by inflammation
disease of the skin, skin disease, skin disorder - a disease affecting the skin
acne rosacea, rosacea - a skin disease of adults (more often women) in which blood vessels of the face enlarge resulting in a flushed appearance
acne vulgaris - the most common form of acne; usually affects people from puberty to young adulthood
hickey, pimple, zit - a small inflamed elevation of the skin; a pustule or papule; common symptom in acne

acne

noun spots, skin disease, skin condition Severe acne can cause lifetime scarring.
Translations
حَب الشَبَابحَبُّ الشَّبَاب
akné
akne
akne
akne
にきび
여드름
spuogai
pūtīte
uhrovitosť
akne
สิว
mụn trứng cá

acne

[ˈæknɪ] Nacné m or f

acne

[ˈækni] nacné m acne rosaceaacne rosacea [rəʊˈzeɪʃə] nacné f rosacée

acne

nAkne f

acne

[ˈæknɪ] nacne f

acne

(ˈӕkni) noun
a common skin disease with pimples. Acne is common among young people.

acne

حَبُّ الشَّبَاب akné akne Akne ακμή acné akne acné akne acne にきび 여드름 acne kvise trądzik acne угревая болезнь akne สิว sivilce mụn trứng cá 粉刺

ac·ne

n. acné, condición inflamatoria de la piel;
___ rosacea___ rosácea;
___ vulgaris___vulgar o común.

acne

n acné m&f — rosacea acné rosácea; cystic — acné quístico; [Note: feminine usage is correct from historical and etymological viewpoints, but masculine usage has become the norm, save for the endings of the adjectives in el acné rosácea and el acné conglobata. Acné rosácea is sometimes preceded by la, acné conglobata rarely.]
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