pelade


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Related to pelade: alopecia areata

al·o·pe·ci·a

(al'ō-pē'shē-ă),
Absence or loss of hair.
Synonym(s): baldness, calvities, pelade
[G. alōpekia, a disease resembling fox mange, fr. alōpēx, a fox]
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pelade

(1) Alopecia areata, see there. 
(2) An obsolete term for alopecia (see there) of any aetiology.
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