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Hair Follicle Definition - Dermatology - About.com
A hair follicle is a stocking-like structure that contains several layers with different
jobs. At the base of the follicle a projection is formed like sticking a finger in the ...
The Biology of Hair - Dermatology - About.com
Dec 15, 2014 ... has all of it's hair follicles formed by week 22. At this time there are 5 million
follicles on the body. One million of those are on the head, and ...
Hair Papilla - Dermatology - About.com
Definition: The papilla is the very bottom portion of the hair follicle that contains
the blood supply and the matrix. The matrix consists of cells that actually form the
Various Hair Removal Methods - How They Work - Dermatology
Dec 16, 2014 ... Electrolysis involves inserting a fine needle into the hair follicle and applying an
electrical current to the follicle root. This procedure actually ...
Club Hair - Dermatology - About.com
Definition: A club hair is formed during the catagen phase when the part of the
hair follicle in contact with the lower portion of the hair becomes attached to the ...
Pilosebaceous Unit - Dermatology - About.com
Definition: The pilosebaceous unit consists of the hair shaft, the hair follicle, the
sebaceous gland which makes sebum, and the erector pili muscle which causes
Anagen Phase - Dermatology - About.com
During this phase the hair grows about 1 cm every 28 days. Scalp hair stays in
this active phase of growth for 2-6 years. The amount of time the hair follicle stays