twisted hairs

[ twĭstĭd ]

pl.n.

A condition in which the hair shafts are twisted as a result of distortion of the follicles, as from a scarring inflammatory process or mechanical stress.pili torti

Nearby words

  1. twist grip,
  2. twist in the wind,
  3. twist someone's arm,
  4. twist tie,
  5. twisted,
  6. twisted stomach worm,
  7. twister,
  8. twisting,
  9. twistingly,
  10. twisty


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