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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]

trichoma

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

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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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.
Legs: Hind femur on ventral surface with small sets of brochosomes (see Rakitov, 2002), and a few brochosomes on the trichoma at the base of the trichobothria.
Some groups have distinct epidermal hairs; for example, the Iriarteeae have large basal cells and unicellular trichoma.