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tuft

 [tuft]
a small clump, cluster, or coil.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

tuft

(tŭft),
A cluster, clump, or bunch, as of hairs.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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