monilethrix

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monilethrix mo·nil·e·thrix (mə-nĭl'ə-thrĭks')
n.
A condition in which the hair is brittle and shows a series of constrictions, resembling strings of spindle-shaped beads. Also called beaded hair, moniliform hair.

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