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white·head

 (wīt′hĕd′, hwīt′-)
n.
1. A skin lesion consisting of a hair follicle that is occluded with sebum and keratin, appearing white at the surface.
2. See milium.
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Whitehead

(ˈwaɪtˌhɛd)
n
(Biography) Alfred North. 1861–1947, English mathematician and philosopher, who collaborated with Bertrand Russell in writing Principia Mathematica (1910–13), and developed a holistic philosophy of science, chiefly in Process and Reality (1929)
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white•head

(ˈʰwaɪtˌhɛd, ˈwaɪt-)

n.
[1930–35]

White•head

(ˈʰwaɪtˌhɛd, ˈwaɪt-)
n.
1. Alfred North, 1861–1947, English philosopher and mathematician, in the U.S. after 1924.
2. William, 1715–85, English poet and dramatist: poet laureate 1757–85.
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Noun1.whitehead - English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Bertrand Russell (1861-1947)Whitehead - English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Bertrand Russell (1861-1947)
2.whitehead - a small whitish lump in the skin due to a clogged sebaceous glandwhitehead - a small whitish lump in the skin due to a clogged sebaceous gland
blemish, mar, defect - a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body); "a facial blemish"
cutis, skin, tegument - a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body"
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whitehead

n (derm) punto blanco
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If the plugged follicle, or comedo, stays beneath the skin, it is called a closed comedo or whitehead.