noun. ['ˈækni'] an inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin; characterized by papules or pustules or comedones.
- inflammatory disease
- skin disease
- skin disorder
- acne vulgaris
- acne rosacea
Example sentences of the word acne-vulgaris
1. Noun Phrase
Blackheads are a form of acne vulgaris, and may co-occur with the other skin lesions associated with acne.
2. Noun Phrase
It is believed to be a key contributor in male baldness and acne vulgaris, the most common skin disorder.
3. Noun Phrase
Acne, also known as acne vulgaris, is the most common skin disorder in the U.S., according to the American Academy of Dermatology.
4. Noun Phrase
Lab data suggests that coconut oil may be used as alternative treatment to the conventional antibiotic therapy for acne vulgaris because the bacteria responsible for the formation of this type of acne is sensitive to lauric acid.