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blackhead meaning

Pronunciation:   "blackhead" in a sentence
  • Noun: blackhead  'blak`hed
    1. A black-tipped plug clogging a pore of the skin
      - comedo

    Derived forms: blackheads

    Type of: blemish, defect, mar

    Part of: cutis, skin, tegument

    Encyclopedia: Blackhead Blackhead, Newfoundland and Labrador


  • [Medicine]
    n
    1 : a small plug of sebum blocking the duct of a sebaceous gland esp. on the face —compare MILIUM
    2 : a destructive disease of turkeys and related birds caused by a protozoan of the genus Histomonas (H. meleagridis) that invades the intestinal ceca and liver —called also enterohepatitis, histomoniasis, infectious enterohepatitis

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  1. try this one . it cleans your blackhead in a flash
  2. a : try this one . it cleans your blackhead in a flash
  3. your blackheads are so deep, it's gonna take some serious sucking action
  4. it contains blackhead-cleaning elements, vitamin c and vegetal compact essence
  5. blackhead-cleaning ingredients can effectively open facial pores to remove blackheads and dirt

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