hair root


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

hair root

the part of a hair that is embedded in the hair follicle, its lower succulent extremity capping the dermal papilla pili in the deep bulbous portion of the follicle.
Synonym(s): radix pili

hair root

(hār rūt)
The part of a hair that is embedded in the hair follicle, its lower succulent extremity capping the dermal papilla pili in the deep bulbous portion of the follicle.
References in periodicals archive ?
Neelamari (helps to make hair thicker and full, manageable dark and glossy), Brahmi (replenish hair roots with necessary moisture), Henna (conditions hair), Curry leaf (strengthens hair roots), Nelli (treats dry itchy scalps), Tulsi (helps to improve blood circulation and keeps your scalp cool), Fenugreek (extremely effective against hair fall), Shoe flower (improves hair growth) and Keekirindiya (prevents hair loss) are the herbs this oil product is rich with.
Castor bean oil (roghan Karchak, in Persian) is used as laxative, purgative, and also for radiological study, joint pains, and nourishing the hair root.
Sex determination from buccal mucosa and hair root by the combined treatment of quinacrine staining and the fluorescent feulgen reaction using a single specimen, Forensic Science International (1986) 31:119-128.
It cannot be excluded that a smaller portion of the FAEEs is also incorporated from systemic blood circulation into the hair root or is formed from ethanol and fatty acids in the basal cells of the hair root (mechanisms a and b).
A dermatologist and naturopath present at the media launch explained that Novuhair works by increasing blood circulation in the scalp, thereby increasing the flow of nutrients to the hair root.
KOH examination from the lesion showed septate hyphae [Figure 3] and fungal culture from the hair root grew Trichophytonrubrum.
Currently, there are special devices for dark skins with longer waves that penetrate the skin and reach the hair root without affecting the skin itself.
Priorin, which contains extracts of millet that is rich in necessary nutrients for the hair root, the hair vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid) and L-cystine, a component of the hair protein keratin, has been endorsed by modern scientific studies.
And the Regenetresse DHT Blocker treatment with progesterone helps balance estrogen levels and block the conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (DHT), which damages the hair follicle and reduces blood supply to the hair root.
Laser treatment destroys the hair root and stops it growing back.
The prospective remedy should be much more efficient than conventional hair-growth drugs, which work indirectly on hair root cells by facilitating blood flow around them, company officials said.