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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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Medical definitions for trichotillomania

trichotillomania
[ trĭk′ō-tĭl′ə-mānē-ə, -mānyə ]

n.
A compulsion to pull out one's own hair.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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