noun, plural com·e·dos, com·e·do·nes [kom-i-doh-neez] /ˌkɒm ɪˈdoʊ niz/. Medicine/Medical.
- comedo nevus,
Origin of comedo
Examples from the Web for comedones
Interspersed may generally be seen blackheads, or comedones.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin|Henry Weightman Stelwagon
noun plural comedos or comedones (ˌkɒmɪˈdəʊniːz)
Word Origin for comedo
"blackhead," etc., 1866, from Latin comedo "glutton," from comedere "to eat up" (see comestible). A name formerly given to worms that devour the body; transferred in medical use to secretions that resemble them.