distrix

/ (ˈdɪstrɪks) /

noun

med the splitting of the ends of hairs

Nearby words

  1. district nurse,
  2. district of columbia,
  3. district six,
  4. distringas,
  5. distrito federal,
  6. distrust,
  7. distrustful,
  8. disturb,
  9. disturbance,
  10. disturbed

Word Origin for distrix

from Greek dis- ² + thrix hair

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Medicine definitions for distrix

distrix

[ dĭstrĭks ]

n.

Splitting of the hairs at their ends.

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