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Acne vulgaris

Definition of the noun acne vulgaris

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  1. the most common form of acne; usually affects people from puberty to young adulthood
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic word: acne = an inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin

Alternative definition of the noun acne vulgaris


  1. [disease] An inflammatory disease of the skin, caused by changes in the pilosebaceous units.


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Google previewNutrition and Diet Therapy Reference Dictionary (2012)

by Rosalinda T. Lagua, Virginia S. Claudio

Acne vulgaris ercise); and carbonic acid (as in respiratory disease). Acne vulgaris. Skin condition characterized by pimples or eruptions occurring most frequently on the face, back, and chest. An acne pimple is an obstructed and infected oil ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Skin and Skin Disorders, Third Edition (2009)

by Carol Turkington, Jeffrey S. Dover

acne, oil 5 DETERGENS; ACNE FULMINANS; ACNE KELOIDALIS; ACNE MECHANICA; ACNE MYTHS; ACNE VULGARIS. acne, drug-induced Many drugs can cause ACNE when administered systemically. The most common are phenytoin ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Medicine and Surgery (1885)

Acne vulgaris is a disease of the skin characterized by the appearance of nodules or pustules, caused by inflammation of the hair follicles and sebaceous glands. . Sym;>/am.r.-—It occurs in the same places as A. punctata and at the same time ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2013)

by Donald Venes, MD

conglobata Acne vulgaris with abscesses, cysts, and sinuses that leave scars. cystic a. Acne with cysts containing keratin and ...

Google previewDictionary of Obstetrics and Gynecology (1988)

by Christoph Zink

acne vulgaris (Lat. vulgaris ordinary): between the onset of puberty and the 25th year seborrhea in the skin areas rich in sebaceous glands (face, neck, chest, back) and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Global Health (2008)

by Yawei Zhang

symPtoms And dIAgnosIs Acne vulgaris can be expressed with varying degrees of severity, and is classified as mild, moderate, or severe (nodular-cystic) acne. Mild acne is characterized by the appearance of closed and open comedones, ...

Google previewThe Family Encyclopedia of Natural Healing (2000)

by John Heinerman, Lendon H. Smith

Symptoms Acne vulgaris is a simple pustular eruption of the skin, occurring primarily on the face, upper back, and chest, mainly during puberty ...

Google previewWebster's New World Medical Dictionary, 3rd Edition (2009)

by WebMD

See also acne vulgaris. acne rosacea See rosacea. acne vulgaris The common form of acne, in teens and young adults, that is due to overactivity of the oil ( sebaceous) glands in the skin that become plugged and inflamed. Acne typically ...

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

Simplex, see Acne Vulgaris. A. Varioliformis, see Acne Atrophica. A. Vulgaris, common acne; acne simplex, common in adolescence appearing usually on face, neck and upper part of chest and ...

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