trichologia


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trich·o·lo·gi·a

(trik'ō-lō'jē-ă),
A nervous habit of plucking at the hair.
Synonym(s): trichology (2)
[G. trichologeō, to pluck hairs, fr. tricho- + legō, to pick out, gather]

trichologia

[trik′əlō′jē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, thrix + legein, to pull
an abnormal condition in which a person pulls out his or her own hair, which may be seen in delirium.

trichologia

(1) Trichotillomania, see there.
(2) Trichology—the formal study of hair, wool, fur, etc.

trich·o·lo·gi·a

(trik'ō-lō'jē-ă)
A nervous habit of plucking at the hair.
[G. trichologeō, to pluck hairs, fr. tricho- + legō, to pick out, gather]