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depilatory

 [de-pil´ah-tor″e]
1. removing or destroying hair.
2. an agent that does this. Called also epilatory.

de·pil·a·to·ry

(dĕ-pil'ă-tō-rē),
1. Synonym(s): epilatory (1)
2. An agent that causes the falling out of hair. Synonym(s): epilatory (2)

depilatory

/de·pil·a·to·ry/ (dĕ-pil´ah-tor″e)
1. having the power to remove hair.
2. an agent for removing or destroying hair.

depilatory

[dipil′ətôrē]
1 adj, pertaining to a substance or procedure that removes hair.
2 n, a depilatory agent.

de·pil·a·to·ry

(dĕ-pil'ă-tōr-ē)
1. Pertaining to removal of hair at the surface of the skin by shaving or applying alkaline chemical hair removal products.
2. An agent having this action.
Compare: epilatory

depilatory

A preparation or procedure for removing hair or destroying the hair-forming skin tubes (follicles). Depilatories include chemical substances to soften and dissolve hair, electrolysis or waxes to grip hairs and facilitate mass removal.

depilatory

1. having the power to remove hair.
2. an agent that removes or destroys the hair.
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