lipedematous alopecia

[lĭp′ĭ-dĕmə-təs]

n.

Hair loss characterized by itching, soreness, or tenderness of the scalp, thickening of the scalp, and thinning and shortening of the hair.

Nearby words

  1. lipase,
  2. lipchitz,
  3. lipchitz, jacques,
  4. lipectomy,
  5. lipedema,
  6. lipemia,
  7. lipemia retinalis,
  8. lipemic,
  9. lipetsk,
  10. lipid


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