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


(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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(ˈʰwaɪtˌhɛd, ˈwaɪt-)
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"


n (derm) punto blanco
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Thou snow-bearded, silent, winter-sky, thou round-eyed whitehead above me!
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The Lure of Whitehead. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2014.
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