hair disk


A highly innervated area of skin around a hair follicle consisting of a thickened layer of epithelial cells in which unmyelinated terminals of a single axon ramify.

Nearby words

  1. hardman,
  2. hardmouthed,
  3. hardness,
  4. hardouin mansart,
  5. hardouin, jules,
  6. hardrock,
  7. hards,
  8. hardscape,
  9. hardscrabble,
  10. hardship

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