Colourless, soft, fine postnatal to adult hair. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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vellus (def. 1).
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Type: Term Definitions: 1. colorless, soft, fine postnatal to adult hair.
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Fine, soft nonpigmented hair that replaces the primary hair of the newborn. This hair begins to appear in the first few months of life.
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Vellus hair is the fine, non-pigmented hair (peach fuzz) that covers the body of children and adults. The growth of vellus hair is not affected by hormones, whereas the growth of terminal hair is
affected by hormones.
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Fine colorless short hair covering most of the body surface. Vellus hair replaces lanugo shortly after birth and may be transformed into terminal hairs under the influence of androgens. In people with Androgenetic Alopecia vellus hairs replace terminal hairs. Vellus hairs lack a central medulla which accounts for their fine and colorless appearance
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Fine baby peach-fuzz hair that is not easily visible to the naked eye. They lack a central medulla , which is present in thick terminal hairs.
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Vellus hair is short, fine, light-colored, and barely noticeable hair that develops on most of a person`s body from his/her childhood. Exceptions include the lips, the back of the ear, the palm of the hand, the sole of the foot, some external genital areas, the navel and scar tissue. The density of hair – the number of hair follicles per area o.
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