Trichothiodystrophy

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trichothiodystrophy trich·o·thi·o·dys·tro·phy (trĭk'ə-thī'ō-dĭs'trə-fē)
n.
An abnormality of the hair shaft, probably inherited, characterized by fine brittle hairs with abnormally low sulfur content.

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