Definition of Blackhead

1. Noun. A black-tipped plug clogging a pore of the skin.

Exact synonyms: Comedo
Generic synonyms: Blemish, Defect, Mar
Group relationships: Cutis, Skin, Tegument



Definition of Blackhead

1. n. The scaup duck.

Definition of Blackhead

1. Noun. (medicine) A comedo, a skin blemish, a type of acne vulgaris, where a pore becomes clogged with a dark, hard, cheesy keratin-filled substance forming a hard black "head" on the skin's surface. ¹

2. Noun. A kind of duck; the scaup. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Blackhead

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Blackhead

1. The scaup duck. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blackhead

blackfriar
blackfriars
blackguard
blackguarded
blackguarding
blackguardism
blackguardisms
blackguardly
blackguards
blackgum
blackgums
blackhander
blackhanders
blackhat
blackhats
blackhead (current term)
blackheads
blackheart
blackheart cherry
blackhearted
blackhearts
blackhole
blackholes
blackhouse
blackhouses
blackie
blackies
blacking
blackings
blackish

Literary usage of Blackhead

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1. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell by Thomas Bayly Howell (1816)
"•By this time blackhead was brought in, and the woman ordered to withdraw, ... blackhead, the last time you confessed you brought the bishop of Rochester a ..."

2. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1920)
"blackhead IN CHICKENS AND ITS EXPERIMENTAL PRODUCTION BY FEEDING ... The occurrence of blackhead or typhlitis in chickens has been noted by several ..."

3. Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High ...by William Cobbett, David Jardine by William Cobbett, David Jardine (1812)
"By this time blackhead was brought in, ami the woman ordered to withdraw, ... E. of N. blackhead, the last time you confessed you brought the bishop of ..."

4. A Text-book of the Diseases of the Small Domestic Animals by Oscar Victor Brumley (1921)
"blackhead is very prevalent in various sections of the United States, ... blackhead is spread by the bowel discharges of the affected birds which contain ..."

5. Poultry Diseases and Their Treatment by Maine Agricultural Experiment Station, Maynie Rose Curtis, Frank Macy Surface (1911)
"blackhead (Infectious Entero'Hepatitis). blackhead is essentially a disease of turkeys. It is not the intention of this work to treat diseases of poultry ..."

6. The Harleian Miscellany; Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1810)
"Here blackhead stopped, as very loth to out with it; till divers of the lords urged him to ... blackhead. Yes, I must confess I had a paper in my pocket, ..."

7. A History of the Nonjurors: Their Controversies and Writings: with Remarks by Thomas Lathbury (1845)
"FORGERY BY YOUNG AND blackhead.—THE DEPRIVED BISHOPS SEPARATE FROM THE CHURCH.—SANCROFT DELEGATES HIS POWERS TO LLOYD.—HICKES AND WAGSTAFFE CONSECRATED. ..."

8. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell by Thomas Bayly Howell (1816)
"•By this time blackhead was brought in, and the woman ordered to withdraw, ... blackhead, the last time you confessed you brought the bishop of Rochester a ..."

9. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1920)
"blackhead IN CHICKENS AND ITS EXPERIMENTAL PRODUCTION BY FEEDING ... The occurrence of blackhead or typhlitis in chickens has been noted by several ..."

10. Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High ...by William Cobbett, David Jardine by William Cobbett, David Jardine (1812)
"By this time blackhead was brought in, ami the woman ordered to withdraw, ... E. of N. blackhead, the last time you confessed you brought the bishop of ..."

11. A Text-book of the Diseases of the Small Domestic Animals by Oscar Victor Brumley (1921)
"blackhead is very prevalent in various sections of the United States, ... blackhead is spread by the bowel discharges of the affected birds which contain ..."

12. Poultry Diseases and Their Treatment by Maine Agricultural Experiment Station, Maynie Rose Curtis, Frank Macy Surface (1911)
"blackhead (Infectious Entero'Hepatitis). blackhead is essentially a disease of turkeys. It is not the intention of this work to treat diseases of poultry ..."

13. The Harleian Miscellany; Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1810)
"Here blackhead stopped, as very loth to out with it; till divers of the lords urged him to ... blackhead. Yes, I must confess I had a paper in my pocket, ..."

14. A History of the Nonjurors: Their Controversies and Writings: with Remarks by Thomas Lathbury (1845)
"FORGERY BY YOUNG AND blackhead.—THE DEPRIVED BISHOPS SEPARATE FROM THE CHURCH.—SANCROFT DELEGATES HIS POWERS TO LLOYD.—HICKES AND WAGSTAFFE CONSECRATED. ..."

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