pimple

Definitions of pimple
  1. noun
    a small inflamed elevation of the skin; a pustule or papule; common symptom in acne
    synonyms: hickey, zit
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    papule
    a small inflamed elevation of skin that is nonsuppurative (as in chicken pox)
    pustule
    a small inflamed elevation of skin containing pus; a blister filled with pus
    papulovesicle, vesicopapule
    a papule that changes into a blister
    pock
    a pustule in an eruptive disease
    type of:
    acne
    an inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin; characterized by papules or pustules or comedones
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