1. A specialist in the study of hair structure and diseases.
2. By extension, a hairdresser or hair stylist.
1. The study of the anatomy, growth, and diseases of the hair.
2. The study of hair, or the sum of what is known about hair.
3. The study of hair and its care and treatment.
1. A disease of the eye, in which the eyelashes, being turned in upon the eyeball, produce constant irritation by the motion of the lids.
2. Matted, verminous, encrusted state of the hair.
The falling out of hair which may lead to alopecia.
Baldness, absence of the hair from skin areas where it normally is present. The loss of hair (especially on the head) or loss of wool or feathers; in humans it can result from heredity or hormonal imbalance, or certain diseases or drugs and medical treatments.
A defect of the hair shaft that is characterized by soft, fragile, swollen hairs. It may result from physical injury to the follicles.
An intense fascination with hair.
Hair which is matted together.
1. A pathological state or condition in which the hair is characterized by a matted condition; a result of neglect, filth, and the invasion of parasites.
2. Entangled matted hair caused by fungus disease of the scalp and lack of cleanliness.
Of the nature of or affected with trichoma.
Dermatitis in humans produced by irritation by spicules, hairs, and scales of the epidermis of plants.
1. A hair or other appendage of the epidermis or skin.
2. A colony of blue-green algae that grows end-to-end in a chainlike fashion.
3. An epidermal hair structure on a plant.
1. The presence of hair of an abnormally large shaft diameter in relation to the site and the age of the patient.
2. The presence of abnormally long, coarse, eyelashes from birth.
The killing of parasites that cause trichomoniasis (diarrhea).
1. A disease of the hair produced by fungi.
2. Hair disease caused by vegetable organisms.
Fraying of the hair, with the formation of true and false knots, associated with thinning and breaking of the hair shaft; knotting hair.