Etymology:¬†New Latin, probably a corruption of , acme
- (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.
- A pattern of blemishes in an area of skin resulting from the skin condition.
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