trichosis

[trih-koh-sis]

Origin of trichosis

First recorded in 1685–95; trich- + -osis
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British Dictionary definitions for trichosis

trichosis

noun
  1. any abnormal condition or disease of the hair

Word Origin for trichosis

C19: via New Latin from Greek trikhōsis growth of hair
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trichosis in Medicine

trichosis

[trĭ-kōsĭs]
n.
  1. trichopathy
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