trichorrhexis nodosa

[ nō-dōsə ]

n.

A condition in which minute nodes are formed in the hair shafts, weakening the hair and causing splitting and breaking.clastothrix trichoclasia

Nearby words

  1. trichopteron,
  2. trichopterous,
  3. trichoptilosis,
  4. trichorrhexis,
  5. trichorrhexis invaginata,
  6. trichoschisis,
  7. trichosis,
  8. trichosporon,
  9. trichosporosis,
  10. trichostasis spinulosa


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