Comedones
Comedo Com"e*do, n.; pl. {Comedones}. [L., a glutton. See {Comestible}.] (Med.) A small nodule or cystic tumor, common on the nose, etc., which on pressure allows the escape of a yellow wormlike mass of retained oily secretion, with a black head (dirt). [1913 Webster]

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