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chloracne Syllabification: chlor·ac·ne
Pronunciation: /klôrˈaknē/

Definition of chloracne in English:


A skin disease resembling severe acne, caused by exposure to chlorinated chemicals.
Example sentences
  • Workers also exhibited: severe chloracne, hepatic enlargement; peripheral neuritis; delayed prothrombin time; increased total serum lipid levels.
  • To date, there is no universal accepted scientific evidence to conclude that Agent Orange exposure leads to adverse effects, with the exception of the skin condition chloracne.
  • Exposure to dangerous chemicals called dioxins can cause a rare form of acne called chloracne.
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