noun Etymology: short for New Latin acne rosacea rose-colored acne Date: 1876 a chronic inflammatory disorder involving especially the skin of the nose, forehead, and cheeks that is characterized by congestion, flushing, telangiectasia, and marked nodular swelling of tissues especially of the nose — called also acne rosacea

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