hair root

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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
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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