acne varioliformis

[ văr′ē-ō′lə-fôrmĭs ]

n.

A pyogenic infection of the hair follicles occurring chiefly on the forehead and temples.

Nearby words

  1. anticlastic,
  2. anticlerical,
  3. anticlimactic,
  4. anticlimax,
  5. anticlinal,
  6. anticlinorium,
  7. anticlockwise,
  8. anticlotting,
  9. anticly,
  10. anticoagulant


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