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Pronunciation: (blak'hed"), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/blackhead.html on line 71 [key]
n.
1. a small, black-tipped, fatty mass in a skin follicle, esp. of the face; comedo.
2. any of several birds having a black head, as the greater scaup, Aythya marila.
3. Also called enterohepatitis. Vet. Pathol.a malignant, infectious disease of turkeys, chickens, and many wild birds, caused by a protozoan parasite, Histomonas meleagridas, attacking esp. the intestines and liver, and often characterized by a darkening of the skin on the head.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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