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trichosis

[ trih-koh-sis ]
/ trɪˈkoʊ sɪs /
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noun Pathology.
any disease of the hair.
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Origin of trichosis

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

trichosis
/ (trɪˈkəʊsɪs) /

noun
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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Medical definitions for trichosis

trichosis
[ trĭ-kōsĭs ]

n.
trichopathy
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