hypotrichosis

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hypotrichosis

 [hi″po-trĭ-ko´sis]
presence of less than the normal amount of hair.
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hy·po·tri·cho·sis

(hī'pō-tri-kō'sis),
A less than normal amount of hair on the head and/or body.
[hypo- + G. trichōsis, hairiness]
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hy·po·tri·cho·sis

(hī'pō-tri-kō'sis)
A less than normal amount of hair on the head and/or body.
[hypo- + G. trichōsis, hairiness]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

hy·po·tri·cho·sis

(hī'pō-tri-kō'sis)
A less than normal amount of hair on the head and/or body.
[hypo- + G. trichōsis, hairiness]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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It may occur alone or in association with other genodermatoses and diseases, including Bazex-Dupre-Christol syndrome (an X-linked dominant disease characterized by early onset of multiple basal cell carcinomas, congenital hypotrichosis, and follicular atrophoderma), and has been reported in association with myasthenia gravis, alopecia, systemic lupus erythematosus, and cystic fibrosis.
Congenital hypotrichosis and partial anodontia in a crossbred beef calf.
The hairless (hr) gene is involved in the congenital hypotrichosis of Valle del Belice sheep.

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