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Hair shaft

Hair shaft The non-growing portion of a hair which protrudes from the skin, i.e., from the follicle. Synonym: scapus... Read More

Exogen

Definition noun (physiology) The phase of the hair cycle in which the hair is shed (botany) Any of the plants characterised... Read More

Hair cast

Hair cast 1. A cast composed of parakeratotic scales attached to scalp hair but freely movable up and down the hair shaft;... Read More

Epidermis

Epidermis Definition What is the epidermis? We can define epidermis as one or more layers of cells forming the tough and... Read More

Scapus pili

scapus pili --> hair shaft The non-growing portion of a hair which protrudes from the skin, i.e., from the... Read More

Folliculus pili

Folliculus pili --> hair follicle (Science: dermatology) a tube-like opening in the epidermis where the hair shaft... Read More

Feathers

Feather 1. (Science: ornithology) One of the peculiar dermal appendages, of several kinds, belonging to birds, as contour... Read More

Fordyce spots

Definition noun Sebaceous glands that appear as raised bumps on the vermilion border of the lips, on the scrotum, shaft of... Read More