Definition of whitehead in English:


Syllabification: white·head
Pronunciation: /ˈ(h)wītˌhed


  • A pale or white-topped pustule on the skin.
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    • These pimples vary according to the severity of the acne and range from whiteheads, blackheads, pustules, nodules to cysts.
    • Acne is the blanket term used for skin irritations, including blackheads, whiteheads, pimples, and the deeper cysts that may form on your shoulders, neck, face or other areas.
    • The bumps can be blackheads, whiteheads, pimples, or cysts.

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