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trichothiodystrophy in Medicine

trichothiodystrophy

(trĭk′ə-thī′ō-dĭstrə-fē)
n.
  1. An abnormality of the hair shaft, probably inherited, characterized by fine brittle hairs with abnormally low sulfur content.
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