/ (ˈdɪstrɪks) /
med the splitting of the ends of hairs
- district nurse,
- district of columbia,
- district six,
- distrito federal,
Word Origin for distrix
from Greek dis- ² + thrix hair
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[ dĭs′trĭks ]
Splitting of the hairs at their ends.
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