Trichoptilosis (from the Greek τριχο- tricho- "hair" and the New Latin ptilosis "arrangement of feathers in definite areas" from the Greek πτίλον ptilon "feather"), schizotrichia, and informally split ends, is the splitting or fraying of the hair-shaft due to excessive heat and mechanical stress. ==Causes== ==Treatment== There is ...
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A condition of splitting of the shaft of the hair, giving it a feathery appearance. ... Origin: tricho-+ G. Ptilosis, plumage, + -osis, condition ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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(trik″o-tĭ-lo´sis) splitting of hairs at the end.
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trichoptilosis 1. The splitting of hairs at their ends, giving them a feather-like appearance. 2. A disease of hair marked by development of nodules along the hair shaft, at which point it splits off. 3. The longitudinal splitting of the distal end of the hair shaft.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: trik′ō-ti-lō′sis, tri-kop-ti-lō′sis Definitions: 1. A condition of splitting of the shaft of the hair, giving it a feathery appearance.
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