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whitehead

[hwahyt-hed, wahyt-] /ˈʰwaɪtˌhɛd, ˈwaɪt-/
noun
1.
a small pimple having a white or yellowish head; milium.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; white + head
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Whitehead

/ˈwaɪtˌhɛd/
noun
1.
Alfred North. 1861–1947, English mathematician and philosopher, who collaborated with Bertrand Russell in writing Principia Mathematica (1910–13), and developed a holistic philosophy of science, chiefly in Process and Reality (1929)
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white heads in Medicine

whitehead white·head (wīt'hěd')
n.

  1. A tiny epidermal cystlike mass with a narrow or obstructed opening on the skin surface, which may rupture, caused by the retention of secretions of a sebaceous gland. Also called closed comedo.

  2. See milium.

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