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trichotillomania

[ trik-uh-til-uh-mey-nee-uh ]
/ ˌtrɪk əˌtɪl əˈmeɪ ni ə /
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noun Psychiatry.
a compulsion to pull out one's hair.
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Origin of trichotillomania

1900–05; tricho- + Greek tíll(ein) to pluck, pull out + -o- + -mania
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