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comedo

[ kom-i-doh ]
/ 藞k蓲m 瑟藢do蕣 /
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noun, plural com路e路dos, com路e路do路nes [kom-i-doh-neez]. /藢k蓲m 瑟藞do蕣 niz/. Medicine/Medical.
a thickened secretion plugging a duct of the skin, especially of a sebaceous gland; blackhead.
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Origin of comedo

1865鈥70; <New Latin; Latin: glutton, equivalent to comed(ere) to consume, eat up (com-com- + edere to eat) + -艒 agent suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for comedo

comedo
/ (藞k蓲m瑟藢d蓹蕣) /

noun plural comedos or comedones (藢k蓲m瑟藞d蓹蕣ni藧z)
pathol the technical name for blackhead

Word Origin for comedo

C19: from New Latin, from Latin: glutton, from comedere to eat up, from com- (intensive) + edere to eat
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Medical definitions for comedo

comedo
[ k艔m沫-d艒鈥 ]

n. pl. com鈥鈥os
A blackhead and the primary lesion of acne vulgaris.
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