flumen[floo´men] (pl. flu´mina) (L.)
flu´mina pilo´rum the lines along which the hairs of the body are arranged.
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the curved lines along which the hairs are arranged on the head and various parts of the body, especially noticeable in the fetus.
Synonym(s): flumina pilorum
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flumina pilorum(floo′mĭ-nă pī-lō′rŭm) [L., rivers of hair]
1. The curved lines along which the hairs of the body are arranged, esp. in the fetus.
2. Hairs lying in the same direction.
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