* * *pim·ple 'pim-pəl n2) a swelling or protuberance like a pimplepim·pled -pəld adjpim·ply -p(ə-)lē adj
* * *n.a small inflamed swelling on the skin that contains pus. It may be the result of bacterial infection of a skin pore that has become obstructed with fatty secretions from the sebaceous glands. Pimples occurring in large numbers on the chest, back, and face are usually described as acne, a common condition of adolescence.
* * *pim·ple (pimґpəl) a papule or pustule, usually of the face, neck, or upper trunk, most often due to acne vulgaris.
Medical dictionary. 2011.