Complete Definition of "acne"

English

Etymology
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New Latin, probably a corruption of Gr. ακμή, acme

Pronunciation
IPA|/Ëæk.ni/, SAMPA|/"{k.ni/
audio|en-us-acne.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ækni|-ækni

Noun
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  1. pathology A skin condition, usually of the face, that is common in adolescents. It is characterised by red pimples, and is caused by the inflammation of sebaceous glands through bacterial infection.
  2. A pattern of blemishes in an area of skin resulting from the skin condition.

Translations
trans-top|a skin condition
Finnish: t|fi|akne
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Polish: t|pl|trÄdzik|m
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trans-top|a pattern of blemishes resulting from the skin condition
Finnish: t|fi|akne
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Polish: t|pl|trÄdzik|m
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ttbc|German: Akne f, Pickel
ttbc|Japanese: ã«ãã³ (nikibi)
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ttbc|Norwegian: kvise
ttbc|Spanish: acné
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Derived terms
acned
acne rosacea
acne vulgaris

Derived terms
bacne

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