Origin of acne
Examples from the Web for acne
And acne, well, acne is just the great equalizer (move over, death and taxes).
In nervous moments, her hand wanders to a small patch of acne on her forehead, a reminder of just how young she really is.
Other winners include Nicholas Kirkwood for footwear and accessories design, Erdem for womenswear, and Acne for menswear.British Vogue Taps John Galliano as Guest Fashion Editor; Christopher Bailey Wins WGSN's Hall of Fame Award|The Fashion Beast Team|October 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She says she herself has acne scars from picking at her face in attempt to create perfection.The War on ‘Teen Vogue’: Young Readers Escalate Campaign for More ‘Real Girls’|Abigail Pesta|July 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
You gotta have acne scars and a mean dad in your past, not a portfolio and European runway memories.
Mugarakgarak ang nawung basta mabúlit sa bugas, Your face will become rough if it is covered with acne.A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan|John U. Wolff
Several cases of acne resembling that caused by Bromide of Potassium, cured.
How would you distinguish the large acuminated-pustular syphiloderm from acne and variola?Essentials of Diseases of the Skin|Henry Weightman Stelwagon
It is useful also locally in rheumatic affections as a resolvent and anodyne, in acne, and as a parasiticide.
All however were well nourished, and their functions, save that of the skin (five had acne and one ichthyosis) well performed.The Criminal|Havelock Ellis
British Dictionary definitions for acne
Word Origin for acne
Word Origin and History for acne
1813, from Modern Latin, from aknas, a 6c. Latin clerical misreading of Greek akmas, accusative plural of akme "point" (see acme). The "pointed" pimples are the source of the medical use.