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PP# 7 Trichology
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Which of the following is NOT one of the main purposes of hair?
The technical term for the study of hair is called:
When looking through a microscope, which portion of the hair would display living cells?
Hair grows from a tube-like "pocket" called a root sheath or:
The inside diameter of the hair follicle
The diameter of a hair fiber will be the same as:
the angle of the follicle
What is the natural flow of hair determined by?
The two primary parts of hair are the hair fiber and the:
What is the portion of hair that extends above the skin's surface?
Which of the following resembles the shape of a golf club and covers the follicle at the lower portion of the hair root?
Located at the bottom of the follicle and supplying nourishment to the germinal matrix is the:
The three major layers of the hair are the medulla, cortex and which of the following?
The pigment that gives hair its color is found primarily in the:
The layer of hair consisting of unique protein structures that gives hair most of its pigment and strength (elasticity) is called:
The outer covering of the hair shaft made up of overlapping layers of transparent scales is called:
the papilla has not been destroyed
Hair that has been pulled out from the roots can grow back under which of the following circumstances?
The central core of the hair shaft sometimes missing in fine or very fine hair is called:
which of the following items helps protect the hair and skin from becoming too dry?
Root sheath or follicle
Oil glands are attached to the side of the:
What is formed when sebum produced by the oil glands mixes with the body's perspiration?
The muscle that cause the hair to stand on end when a person is scared or cold is known?
Hair is made up primarily of:
Which of the following is known as the active growing stage of hair?
2 to 6 years
The active growing stage of hair lasts from:
only a few weeks
Catagen, a brief transitional phase, lasts for what amount of time?
The hair growth stage when all cell division stops is the:
the resting stage of hair growth when the hair bulb has no attached root sheath is referred to the:
1/2"(1.25cm) per month
Human hair on the average, grows about:
The lips, soles of the feet, palms of the hands and eyelids do not have:
Cilia is the technical term for:
Which of the following is the hard, resistant layer of protein that protects the hair shaft?
The cross-section, or diameter, of the hair shaft is much larger in coarse hair than which of the following?
eumelanin and pheomelanin
The large variety of hair color is influenced by the amount and distribution of:
What is the lack of pigmentation in the hair and skin called?
Reduced color pigment, melanin, in the cortex layer of the hair
Gray hair is caused by:
the natural aging process
The process of hair turning gray is usually caused by:
The degree of coarseness or fineness of the fiber is referred to as:
The number of active hair follicles per square inch on the scalp refers to:
The ability of hair to absorb moisture, liquids or chemicals is:
If the layers of the cuticle are very close together the hair has which type of porosity?
Extreme porosity describes hair that has been damaged by the environment or:
which of the following refers to the ability of hair to stretch and return to it original shape without breaking?
40% to 50%
Wet hair is able to be stretched to what percent of its length?
Small cracks starting in the cuticle and splitting the hair entirely are known as brittle hair, fragilitis crinium or:
Lumps or swelling along the hair shaft is known as trichorrhexis nodosa or:
Which of the following is a condition in which alternating bands of gray and dark hair exist?
An abnormal coverage of hair on areas of the body where normally only lanugo, or baby-fine hair, appears is a condition known as:
salon professional's preference
Removal methods for hypertrichosis range from tweezing to electrolysis, depending on all of the following factors EXCEPT:
A condition in which beads or nodes form on the hair shaft is called:
A chronic scalp condition with excessive flaking that accumulates on the scalp or falls to the shoulders is known as dandruff or:
pityriasis capitis simplex
Dry flakes attached to the scalp or on the hair which can appear translucent, are:
Medical term for greasy or waxy dandruff is:
A red, circular patch of small blisters caused by a vegetable parasite is also known as tinea or:
An infestation of head lice on the scalp is called:
refer the client to a physician
How should a salon professional handle a situation when areas of enlarged open follicles surrounded by clusters of red spots, indicating tinea capitis are observed?
What scalp disease might be present if prior to a service several dry, yellow, encrusted areas on the scalp are noticed along with a peculiar odor?
Red, watery vesicles or pus-filled areas caused by an itch mite burrowing under the skin are known:
Which hair color generally has the highest number of hairs per square inch on the head?
The baby-fine, silky hair that is shed shortly after birth and replaced by vellus is known:
Short, fine, non-pigmented hair that covers most of the body is called:
Long, thick pigmented hair such as scalp and eyebrow hair is referred to as:
40 to 100 strands
What is the average amount of daily hair loss?
Alopecia, or excessive hair loss, may be caused by any one of the following EXCEPT:
The most common form of hair loss in both men and women is:
Shrinking or miniaturization of follicles
In androgenetic alopecia, a combination of heredity, hormones and age causes:
Ask questions about family history
Which procedural step is generally used to determine if hair loss may be identified as androgenetic alopecia?
There is a gradual conversion from terminal hair follicles to vellus-like follicles in clients with:
In men with androgenetic alopecia, male pattern baldness frequently takes the shape of:
A smaller dimeter ponytail on female clients is a sign of:
pattern and density of the hair loss
Various hair loss identification systems identify which of the following?
The normal temporary hair loss occurring at the conclusion of pregnancy is:
Sudden hair loss in round or irregular patches without the display of an inflamed scalp is referred to as:
The premature shedding of hair in the resting phase which can be the result of childbirth, shock, drug intake or fever is:
Hair loss caused by excessive pulling or twisting on the hair or by chemical damage is called:
decreasing blood circulation
Brushing the hair prior to a shampoo service accomplishes all of the following EXCEPT:
chemically treated hair
Which of the following types of hair is likely to tangle more easily?
Scalp massage involves manipulations performed on the scalp to relax the muscles and stimulate:
shampooing healthy hair
Avoid giving a scalp massage prior to all of the following services EXCEPT
lean forward into the shampoo bowl
For medical and comfort purposes during a shampoo service, it is often recommended that elderly clients:
Which of the following steps would occur last when performing a wet hair service inclusive of draping, shampooing and conditioning?
before shampooing the hair
At what point should the condition of the client's hair and scalp be examined when performing a shampoo?
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