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comedogenic

[ kom-i-doh-jen-ik ]
/ ˈkɒm ɪ doʊˈdʒɛn ɪk /
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adjective

(especially of a cosmetic or skin care product) tending to clog pores and encourage the formation of blackheads.

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Origin of comedogenic

First recorded in 1965–70; comedo + -genic
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Medical definitions for comedogenic

comedogenic
[ kŏm′ĭ-dō-jĕnĭk ]

adj.

Tending to produce or aggravate acne.
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