perifolliculitis

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perifolliculitis

 [per″ĭ-fŏ-lik″u-li´tis]
inflammation around the hair follicles.
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per·i·fol·lic·u·li·tis

(per'i-fŏ-lik'yū-lī'tis),
The presence of an inflammatory infiltrate surrounding hair follicles; frequently occurs in conjunction with folliculitis.
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per·i·fol·lic·u·li·tis

(per'i-fŏ-lik'yū-lī'tis)
The presence of an inflammatory infiltrate surrounding hair follicles; frequently occurs in conjunction with folliculitis.
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