anagen

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anagen

 [an´ah-jen]
the first phase of the hair cycle, during which synthesis of the hair takes place.
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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]
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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.
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012