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catagen

 [kat´ah-jen]
the brief portion of the hair cycle in which growth of the hair (anagen) stops and resting (telogen) begins.

cat·a·gen

(kat'ă-jen),
A regressing phase of the hair growth cycle during which cell proliferation ceases, the hair follicle shortens, and an anchored club hair is produced.

catagen

/cat·a·gen/ (kat´ah-jen) the brief portion in the hair cycle in which growth (anagen) stops and resting (telogen) starts.

catagen

(kăt′ə-jən)
n.
The transitional phase in the hair growth cycle, during which growth stops. It comes between anagen and telogen and is generally the shortest phase.

catagen

the brief portion of the hair cycle in which growth of the hair (anagen) stops and resting (telogen) begins.

cat·a·gen

(kat'ă-jen)
A regressing phase of the hair growth cycle during which cell proliferation ceases, the hair follicle shortens, and an anchored club hair is produced.

catagen

a transitional stage in the cycle of hair growth between active growth (anagen) and resting (telogen).
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The biochemist, who spends his time away from the lab as a father, rancher and Formula One race car driver, and other researchers have found that hair grows in 3 stages during human life: the anagen stage of hair growth when we are young creates hair that grows and regenerates rapidly (which is why children have such beautiful hair); the telogen stage is that time when hair starts to gray, thin and lose luster; and the catagen phase is when hair dulls and the actual texture of the hair shifts.
The growth phase is the anagen phase, the transition phase is the catagen phase and the rest phase is the telogen phase.
Prolactin and its receptor are expressed in murine hair follicle epithelium, show hair cycle-dependent expression, and induce catagen.