Origin of chloracne
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- a disfiguring skin disease that results from contact with or ingestion or inhalation of certain chlorinated aromatic hydrocarbons
C20: from chloro- + acne
- An acnelike skin disorder caused by prolonged exposure to chlorinated hydrocarbons.chlorine acne
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