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acne rosacea

noun, Pathology.
1.
Origin of acne rosacea
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900
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  • The latter is frequently associated with acne (acne rosacea).

    Essentials of Diseases of the Skin

    Henry Weightman Stelwagon
  • Acne, a skin disease showing hard reddish pimples; acne rosacea, a congestion of the skin of the nose and parts adjoining.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood
acne rosacea in Medicine

acne rosacea n.
See rosacea.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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