Comedo

A comedo is a clogged hair follicle (pore) in the skin. Keratin (skin debris) combines with oil to block the follicle. A comedo can be open (blackhead) or closed by skin (whitehead), and occur with or without acne. The word comedo comes from Latin to suggest the worm-like look of a blackhead that has been secreted. The plural of comedo is comedone...
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comedo

(kom´ә-do) pl. comedo´nes a plug of keratin and sebum within the dilated orifice of a hair follicle frequently containing the bacteria Corynebacterium acnes, Staphylococcus albus, and Pityrosporum ovale; see also acne vulgaris. closed comedo whitehead (def. 1). open co...
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Comedo

(kom'e-do) pl. comedones (komedo'nes) (Latin. Comedere - to consume)
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Comedo

• (n.) A small nodule or cystic tumor, common on the nose, etc., which on pressure allows the escape of a yellow wormlike mass of retained oily secretion, with a black head (dirt).
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comedo

<pathology> A plug of keratin and sebum within the dilated orifice of a hair follicle, frequently containing the bacteria Propionibacterium acnes, Staphylococcus albus and Pityrosporon ovale, also called blackhead. ... See: acne. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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Comedo

Com'e·do noun ; plural Comedones . [ Latin , a glutton. See Comestible .] (Medicine) A small nodule or cystic tumor, common on the nose, etc., which on pressure allows the escape of a yellow wormlike mass of retained oily secretion, with a black head (dirt).
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comedo

a plug of keratin and sebum within the dilated orifice of a hair follicle, frequently containing the bacteria Propionibacterium acnes, Staphylococcus albus, and Pityrosporon ovale; called also blackhead. See also acne.
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Comedo

Comedo: The primary sign of acne consisting of a dilated (widened) hair follicle filled with keratin squamae (skin debris), bacteria, and sebum (oil). A comedo may be closed or open. A closed comedo has an obstructed opening to the skin and may rupture to cause a low-grade skin inflammatory reaction in the area. The common name for a closed comedo ...
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comedo

Type: Term Pronunciation: kom′ē-dō, kō-mē′dō; kom′ē-dōz; kom-ē-dō′nēz Definitions: 1. A dilated hair follicle infundibulum filled with keratin squamae, bacteria, particularly Propionibacterium acnes, and sebum; the primary lesion of acne vulgaris.
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