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canities

 
grayness or whiteness of the scalp hair, especially as associated with aging. See also leukotrichia and poliosis.

ca·nit·i·es

(kă-nish'ē-ēz),
Graying of hair.
See also: poliosis.
[L., fr. canus, hoary, gray]

ca·ni·ti·es

(kă-nish'ē-ēz)
Graying of hair.
[L., fr. canus, hoary, gray]
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With age, the cells in hair follicles stop producing these pigments and the resulting hairs are colourless (canities subita).
The effects of SkQ1 on aging are accompanied by inhibition of development of such age-related problems as cataract, retinopathy, glaucoma, balding, canities, osteoporosis, involution of the thymus, and peroxidation of lipids and proteins [1, 3].
Cutaneous changes like atrophy, loss of subcutaneous fat, wrinkling, canities, loss of hair, defective pigmentation, sclerosis and ulceration.