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pseudofolliculitis in Medicine

pseudofolliculitis

(sōō′dō-fə-lĭk′yə-lītĭs)
n.
  1. Follicular papules or pustules resulting from close shaving or plucking of very curly hair and caused by the tips of hairs growing into the follicle wall or reentering the skin adjacent to the follicle.
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