pilonidal

pilonidal

[pahy-luh-nahyd-l]
adjective Pathology.
noting or pertaining to a growth of hair in a dermoid cyst or in the deeper layers of the skin.

Origin:
1875–80; < Neo-Latin; see pile3, -o-, nidus, -al1

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pilonidal pi·lo·ni·dal (pī'lə-nīd'l)
adj.
Of or relating to a growth of hair in a dermoid cyst or in the deeper layers of the skin.

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