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Origin of alopecia
OTHER WORDS FROM alopeciaal·o·pe·cic [al-uh-pee-sik], /ˌæl əˈpi sɪk/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for alopecia
It can be confused with the most common form of alopecia, androgenic alopecia or pattern hair loss, says Lynne Napatalung, a dermatologist at Pfizer.
Though it affects both women and men, androgenic alopecia is often perceived as a predominantly male issue, and ads for male pattern baldness products are ubiquitous, says Napatalung.
Unlike many of her peers, though, Alex has alopecia, and she pairs her trendy streetwear with her naturally bald head.
Researchers have found that a drug approved for rheumatoid arthritis helped a patient suffering from alopecia halt his hair loss.
It signaled the arrival of an autoimmune disease called alopecia areata.An Epidemic of Absence: Destroying the Bugs in Our Bodies Can Be Dangerous to Our Health|Moises Velasquez-Manoff|September 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Alopecia areata and morphœa have been observed associated with it.
I was handed along all the way from alopecia, which used to be called baldness, to zoster, which used to be known as shingles.Over the Teacups|Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Alopecia areata is characterized by the development of round patches more or less completely denuded of hair.
By alopecia is meant loss of hair, either partial or complete.
Alopecia areata, on the other hand, affects both sexes with equal frequency, but affects them at different ages.The Sexual Life of the Child|Albert Moll