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tri·chi·a·sis

(tri-kī'ă-sis),
A condition in which the hair adjacent to a natural orifice turns inward and causes irritation; for example, in inversion of an eyelid (entropion), eyelashes irritate the eye.
Synonym(s): trichoma, trichomatosis
[trich- + G. -iasis, condition]
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trichoma

(1) Polish plait, see there. 
(2) Trichiasis, see there.
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trichoma

(trik-o'ma) [Gr., hairiness]
1. Inversion of one or more eyelashes. Synonym: entropion
2. Matted, verminous, encrusted state of the hair.
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The Basic Sources and Marks of Greek and Indian Physiognomies (16) Greek Latin (16) Sanskrit English [phrase omitted] motus gati movement (kinesis) [phrase omitted] figura samsthana form/figure/gesture (schema) [phrase omitted] color varna complexion (chroma) (ethos) mos sattva character [phrase omitted] kes'a/loman hairs (of the head (trichoma) & body) [phrase omitted] levitas sneha (oily) smooth skin (leiotes) [phrase omitted] vox svara voice (phone) (sarasvati) (eloquence) [phrase omitted] caro masa/mamsa flesh/muscle (sarx) [phrase omitted] pars gatra limbs (meros) carana, pani, feet, hands, etc.
apex with acute projection; covered by large trichoma. Eophyll entire,
3E, F), sometimes with a dense patch of these setae apically; femora with dense simple setae on dorsal surface, ventral surface with sparse, simple setae; fore femur on ventral surface with sparse, erect, long, simple setae; middle and hind femur on ventral surface with 8-9 trichobothria each, most of them with dense trichoma at their base (see also Schuh, 1975: Figs.