\ˈaknɪ], \ˈaknɪ], \ˈa_k_n_ɪ]\
Definitions of ACNE
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- 2010 - Medical Dictionary Database
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
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By Noah Webster.
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By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
A small pimple or tubercle on the face.-Gorraeus. Foesius thinks the word ought to be Acme; and, according to Cassius, it is, at all events, derived from 'vigour;' the disease affecting those in the vigour of life especially. Willan and Bateman have adopted the term in their Nosology of cutaneous diseases, and placed it in the order TUBERCULA. Acne, with them, is an eruption of distinct, hard, inflamed tubercles, sometimes continuing for a considerable length of time, and sometimes suppurating slowly and partially. They usually appear on the forehead, temples, and chin, and are common to both sexes; but the most severe foi^ns are seen in young men. They require but little management, and consist of four varieties: See Gutta Rosea.
Acne-a. Molluscoide, Molluscum.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
An inflammation of the sebaceous follicles or of the tissue around them. Its usual form is acne vulgaris and the term acne generally signifies this affection. It is characterized by an eruption of inflammatory lesions, varying in types from papules to pustules, involving the sebaceous follicles and in nearly all cases associated with comedones. The ordinary "bad complexion" is acne.
By Smith Ely Jelliffe