Definition of whitehead in English:

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whitehead

Pronunciation: /ˈ(h)wīt(h)ed/

noun

informal
A pale or white-topped pustule on the skin.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: white·head

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