cicatricial alopecia

n.

Loss of hair resulting from scar formation that occurs in certain dermatoses.

Nearby words

  1. cicada,
  2. cicada killer,
  3. cicala,
  4. cicatrectomy,
  5. cicatrice,
  6. cicatricial horn,
  7. cicatricial tissue,
  8. cicatricle,
  9. cicatrix,
  10. cicatrizant


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