<dermatology> An inflammatory disease of the pilosebaceous unit, the specific type usually being indicated by a modifying term, frequently used alone to designate common acne or acne vulgaris.

Origin: possibly Gr. Akm = a point or achn = chaff

(15 Nov 1997)

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