atrichia

[ ey-trik-ee-uh, uh-trik- ]
/ eɪˈtrɪk i ə, əˈtrɪk- /

noun Medicine/Medical.

congenital absence or loss of hair.

Nearby words

  1. atrial fibrillation,
  2. atrial flutter,
  3. atrial fusion beat,
  4. atrial natriuretic factor,
  5. atrial septal defect,
  6. atrichosis,
  7. atrichous,
  8. atrio-,
  9. atriocarotid interval,
  10. atriomegaly

Also at·ri·cho·sis [a-truh-koh-sis] /ˌæ trəˈkoʊ sɪs/.

Origin of atrichia

From New Latin; see origin at a-6, trich-, -ia

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Medicine definitions for atrichia

atrichia

[ ā-trĭkē-ə, ə-trĭk- ]

n.

The congenital or acquired absence of hair.atrichosis

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