atrichia

atrichia

[ey-trik-ee-uh, uh-trik-]
noun Medicine/Medical.
congenital absence or loss of hair.
Also, atrichosis [a-truh-koh-sis] .


Origin:
< Neo-Latin; see a-6, trich-, -ia

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atrichia a·trich·i·a (ā-trĭk'ē-ə, ə-trĭk'-)
n.
The congenital or acquired absence of hair. Also called atrichosis.

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