tricho-, trich-, -tricha, -trichia, -trichan, -trichic, -trichosis, -trichous, -thrix, -trichum, -trichy +
(Greek: hair [thread; filament; condition of the hair])
2. A genus of anaerobic, gram-negative, filamentous bacteria that naturally occur in the oral cavity but can also occur in the genitourinary tract.
They consist of straight or slightly curved, nonmotile rods with one or both ends rounded or pointed, arranged frequently in pairs or long filaments.
In fact, Leptotrichia is considered a doubtful pathogen and this is not a useful term (according to the International Dictionary of Medicine and Biology, Volume II, Churchill Livingston, New York, 1986).
2. An excessive greasiness of hair.
2. The falling out of hair.
An integument is a natural outer covering or coat: such as, the skin of an animal or the membrane enclosing an organ or the envelope of an ovule.2. Minute, hair-like structures found on the wings of certain insects; they resemble small covering hairs, but the absence of basal articulation distinguishes them; fixed hairs; aculei; minute non-movable hairs formed from cuticle; may produce an impression of cloudiness or color.
They have prominent oral cilia, which are arranged as a collar and lapel, in contrast to the choreotrichs where they form a complete circle. The body cilia are reduced to a girdle and ventral cilia.
2. Presence of less than the normal amount of hair.
3. The thinness or sparseness of hair.