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Vellus hair

Definition noun Very fine, non-pigmented hair that covers most of the body of human and other mammals Supplement The vellus... Read More

Terminal hair

Definition noun The mature type of hair characterized by being pigmented, thicker, and with a larger diameter than the... Read More

Lanugo

Definition noun, plural: lanugos Thin, soft, and poorly pigmented hair, and is the first to be produced by the hair... Read More

Hypertrichosis

Definition noun, plural: hypertrichoses An atypical hair growth in excess over the body Supplement Trichosis is an archaic... Read More

Wool

wool 1. The soft and curled, or crisped, species of hair which grows on sheep and some other animals, and which in fineness... Read More

Velvet

velvet 1. A silk fabric, having a short, close nap of erect threads. Inferior qualities are made with a silk pile on a... Read More