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A chronic dermatitis of the face, especially of the nose and cheeks, caused by dilation of capillaries and characterized by a red or rosy coloration and acnelike pimples. Also called acne rosacea.

[New Latin (acne) rosācea, rose-colored (acne), from Latin, feminine of rosāceus, made of roses; see rosaceous.]
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(Pathology) a chronic inflammatory disease causing the skin of the face to become abnormally flushed and sometimes pustular. Also called: acne rosacea
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(roʊˈzeɪ ʃi ə)

chronic acne affecting the nose, forehead, and cheeks, characterized by red pustular lesions. Also called acne rosacea.
[1825–35; < New Latin (acnē) rosācea rose-colored]
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Noun1.rosacea - a skin disease of adults (more often women) in which blood vessels of the face enlarge resulting in a flushed appearancerosacea - a skin disease of adults (more often women) in which blood vessels of the face enlarge resulting in a flushed appearance
acne - an inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin; characterized by papules or pustules or comedones
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n (fam) acné m&f rosácea, rosácea (fam) (V. también acne.)
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Rosacea is a chronic inflammatory skin disorder characterized by flushing, telangiectasia, erythema, papules, and pustules, most classically of the central face.
pylori) and rosacea. In some of them, it was reported that the symptoms of patients with rosacea improved with the eradication of the H.
A Rosacea is a chronic inflammatory condition of the face, occurring most commonly after midlife and in fair-complexioned people of Irish, Scottish, or English descent.