comedocarcinoma com·e·do·car·ci·no·ma (kŏm’ĭ-dō-kär’sə-nō’mə)
A form of breast carcinoma in which plugs of necrotic malignant cells may be expressed from the ducts.
[kom-i-doh-jen-ik] /ˈkɒm ɪ doʊˈdʒɛn ɪk/ adjective 1. (especially of a cosmetic or skin-care product) tending to clog pores and encourage the formation of blackheads. comedogenic com·e·do·gen·ic (kŏm’ĭ-dō-jěn’ĭk) adj. Tending to produce or aggravate acne.
[kom-i-doh] /ˈkɒm ɪˌdoʊ/ noun, plural comedos, comedones [kom-i-doh-neez] /ˌkɒm ɪˈdoʊ niz/ (Show IPA). Medicine/Medical. 1. a thickened secretion plugging a duct of the skin, especially of a sebaceous gland; blackhead. /ˈkɒmɪˌdəʊ/ noun (pl) comedos, comedones (ˌkɒmɪˈdəʊniːz) 1. (pathol) the technical name for blackhead n. “blackhead,” etc., 1866, from Latin comedo “glutton,” from comedere “to eat […]
- Comedo nevus
comedo nevus n. A congenital skin condition characterized by linear keratinous cystic invaginations of the epidermis and a failure to develop normal pilosebaceous follicles.
[kuhm-doun] /ˈkʌmˌdaʊn/ noun 1. an unexpected or humiliating descent from dignity, importance, or wealth. /ˈkʌmˌdaʊn/ noun 1. a decline in position, status, or prosperity 2. (informal) a disappointment 3. (slang) a depressed or unexcited state verb (intransitive, adverb) 4. to come to a place regarded as lower 5. to lose status, wealth, etc (esp in […]