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pimple,

small pointed elevation of the skin that may or may not contain pus. The formation of pimples is frequently associated with infection, irritation, or overactivity of the sebaceous and sweat glands. Repeated eruptions of pimples are often termed acneacne,
common inflammatory disease of the hair follicles and sebaceous glands characterized by blackheads, whiteheads, pustules, nodules and, in the more severe forms, by cysts and scarring. The lesions appear on the face, neck, back, chest, and arms.
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pimple

[′pim·pəl]
(materials)
A small, conical elevation on the surface of a plastic.
(medicine)
A small pustule or papule.

pimple

1. a small round usually inflamed swelling of the skin
2. any of the bumps on the surface of a table tennis bat
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