alopecia

Baldness - can take various forms; alopecia areata in which hair loss is patchy, alopecia universalis in which loss is complete.

Alopecia

Baldness, a deficiency of hair.

Alopecia

loss of hair.
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alopecia

[n] - loss of hair (especially on the head) or loss of wool or feathers
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alopecia

Baldness; absence or thinning of hair from areas of skin where it is usually present.
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Alopecia

Hair loss.
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Alopecia

baldness or loss of hair, mainly on the head, either in defined patches or completely; the cause is unknown
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Alopecia

Hair loss.
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Alopecia

The loss of hair.
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Alopecia

loss of hair; can be caused by genetics, disease, malnutrition, or hormone imbalance
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Alopecia

Loss of hair.
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Alopecia

Alopecia: Baldness. There are many types of alopecia, each with a different cause. Alopecia may be localized to the front and top of the head as in common male pattern baldness. It may be patchy as in a condition called alopecia areata. Or it can involve the entire head as in alopecia capitis totalis. The word 'alopecia' comes from the Greek 'alope...
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Alopecia

Al`o·pe'ci·a (ăl`o*pē'shĭ*ȧ), A*lop'e*cy (ȧ*lŏp'e*sȳ) noun [ Latin alopecia , Greek 'alwpeki`a , from 'alw`phx fox, because loss of the hair is common among foxes.] (Medicine) Loss of the hair; baldness.
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alopecia

1. <dermatology> Baldness, absence of the hair from skin areas where it normally is present. ... 2. <oncology> Hair loss as a result of chemotherapy or radiation therapy administered to the head. Hair loss from chemotherapy is temporary. Hair loss from radiation is usually permanent. ... Origin: Gr. Alepekia = a disease in which the hai...
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alopecia

noun loss of hair (especially on the head) or loss of wool or feathers; in humans it can result from heredity or hormonal imbalance or certain diseases or drugs and treatments (chemotherapy for cancer)
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alopecia

(al″o-pe´shә) loss of hair. The cause of the simple condition is not yet fully understood, although it is known that the tendency is limited primarily to males, runs in certain families, and is more common in some racial groups than in others. It is often associated with aging, but can occur in younger perso...
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Alopecia

• (n.) Alt. of Alopecy
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alopecia

(Gr. alpekia a disease in which the hair falls out) baldness; absence of the hair from skin areas where it normally is present.
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alopecia

alopecia Fox mange, a disease in which the hair falls out; absence of the hair from skin areas where it normally is present; especially, of the head. Alopecia is one characteristic of mange. It affects both men and women of all ages. Mange is defined as a contagious scabies-like dermatitis occurring in various animals, including cattle, sheep, hor...
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Alopecia

syn. baldness.
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Alopecia

baldness.
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Alopecia

A general term to describe hair loss or baldness. Consult your dermatologist for this type of treatment.
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Alopecia

A general term to describe hair loss or baldness. Consult Dr. Miller for this type of treatment.
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alopecia

alopecia (ăl"upē'shēu) : see baldness.
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alopecia

Type: Term Pronunciation: al′ō-pē′shē-ă Definitions: 1. Absence or loss of hair. Synonyms: baldness, calvities, pelade
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