acne

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See also: Acne and acné

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New Latin, probably a corruption of Ancient Greek ἀκμή (akmḗ, point, top).

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acne (usually uncountable, plural acnes)

  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.

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acne f, m (uncountable)

  1. acne

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acne f (plural acni)

  1. (medicine) acne

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acne f (plural acnes)

  1. (pathology) acne (a skin condition)
  2. acne (a pattern of blemishes resulting from the skin condition)