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Hair MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hair
Tree Number(s)
A17.360
Unique ID
D006197
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006197
Annotation
abnormally pulling at one's hair = TRICHOTILLOMANIA; HAIR FOLLICLE is available
Scope Note
A filament-like structure consisting of a shaft which projects to the surface of the SKIN from a root which is softer than the shaft and lodges in the cavity of a HAIR FOLLICLE. It is found on most surfaces of the body.
Entry Term(s)
Fetal Hair
Hair, Fetal
Lanugo
See Also
Hair Analysis
Online Note
use HAIR to search LANUGO 1966-78
History Note
LANUGO was see under HAIR 1963-78
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/07/01
Hair Preferred
Lanugo Narrower
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