anagen

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anagen

 [an´ah-jen]
the first phase of the hair cycle, during which synthesis of the hair takes place.

an·a·gen

(an'ă-jen),
Growth phase of the hair cycle, lasting about 3-6 years in human scalp hair.
[G. ana, up, + -gen, producing]

anagen

/an·a·gen/ (an´ah-jen) the first phase of the hair cycle, during which synthesis of hair takes place.

anagen

(ăn′ə-jən)
n.
The growth phase in the hair growth cycle during which a newly formed hair continues to grow. It is generally the longest phase and is followed by catagen.

anagen

the first phase of the hair cycle, during which synthesis of the hair takes place.

an·a·gen

(an'ă-jen)
Growth phase of the hair cycle, lasting about 3-6 years in human scalp hair.
[G. ana, up, + -gen, producing]

anagen

in the cycle of hair growth, the period of active production by the hair follicle.

anagen defluxion, anagen effluvium
loss and abnormal formation of hair that is in the anagen stage of growth; occurs with antimitotic drugs, endocrinopathies, metabolic disorders.
anagen-telogen ratio
a comparison of the numbers of anagen and telogen hair bulbs, which is an indication of the percentage of active hair follicles. Normally, the majority should be in anagen.