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Related to trichomatosis: trichomoniasis
A condition in which the hair adjacent to a natural orifice turns inward and causes irritation; for example, in inversion of an eyelid (entropion), eyelashes irritate the eye.
[trich- + G. -iasis, condition]
trichomatosis(trĭk″ō-mă-tō′sĭs) [″ + osis, condition]
Entangled matted hair caused by scalp fungus.