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Having no hair, or a decrease in the amount of hair of the scalp.
[M.E. balled]


adj. balder, baldest
Lacking hair on the head.

bald′ly adv.
bald′ness n.


1. loss of hair, see alopecia.
2. in cattle and horses used to describe an animal with a white face. Called also baldy.

bald faced
a horse with a blaze and a snip into a nostril conjoined.
bald thighs syndrome
a condition of unknown cause occurring in racing Greyhounds about four weeks after commencing a training program. There is complete alopecia with no other abnormality of the skin on the caudolateral aspects of the thighs and sometimes also in the axilla and on the ventrolateral aspects of the chest.

Patient discussion about bald

Q. What medications cause hair loss? I have RA, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, allergies and depression for which I take medication. Which of these cause hair loss?

A. any one of them can, you need to ask your pharmacist about it

Q. Will my hair fall off if I have leukemia? I was diagnosed with ALL and I have to pass on a series of chemotherapy treatments, will my hair fall off? What are the side effects of chemotherapy?

A. Sorry but Yes. Most chemotherapy drugs that will be used do have the side effect of hair loss. However, this will only be temporary and your hair will grow back, probably even better than before! This is just a minor setback, not to be concerned about it..

Q. Do you know if Propecia can truly stop hair loss and even grow back hair. do you have any statistics about it? do you know if there are any side effects to this medication?

A. it does work but there is some side affects, as in E.D. while you are on the med.

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That way, I can keep my eye on all of you,'' she said on Monday's show, with a glance at her fellow panelists, as well as watch her longtime producer Bill Geddie ''get older and balder -- as I get blonder.
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