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piedra

 [pe-a´drah]
a fungal disease of the hair in which white or black nodules of fungi form on the shafts.
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pi·e·dra

(pē-ā'dră),
A fungus disease of the hair characterized by the formation of numerous waxy, small, firm, nodular masses on the hair shaft.
See also: trichosporosis.
[Sp. a stone]
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pi·e·dra

(pē-ā'dră)
A fungal disease of the hair characterized by the formation of numerous waxy, small, firm, nodular masses on the hair shaft.
[Sp. a stone]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Un caso particular es el bezoar encontrado dentro de un atado o envoltorio (watasqa) de cuero de taruca registrado, bajo una piedra, en un abrigo rocoso en un lugar denominado Pallqa (400-1100 d.C.), situado en el valle de Amaguaya, La Paz, Bolivia (Capriles Flores 2002; Loza 2007).
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