acne

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Pronunciation

  • IPA: en or /ˈæk.ni/

Noun

Singular
acne

Plural
none

  1. (uncountable) (pathology) A skin condition, usually of the face, that is common in adolescents. It is characterised by red pimples, and is caused by the inflammation of sebaceous glands through bacterial infection.
  2. A pattern of blemishes in an area of skin resulting from the skin condition. <> bar-ni-da-mugu, kyasbi, ƙuraje.
    Acne has broken out all over his face <> bar-ni-da-mugu ya firfito masa a fuska. [1]

Derived terms

  1. acned