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hair root

hair root in Medicine

hair root n.
The part of a hair that is embedded in a hair follicle.

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  • Total length of visage: from line of hair root to point of chin.

    Pedagogical Anthropology Maria Montessori
  • The depilatory action is entirely chemical, being due to the solvent action of the sulphide on the hair root.

    Animal Proteins Hugh Garner Bennett

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