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Small, cone-shaped area located at the base of the hair follicle that fits into the hair bulb?
Contains the blood and nerve supply that provides the nutrients needed for hair growth?
The oil glands of the skin, connected to the hair follicles, secrete an oily substance called Sebum?
Units that are joined together end to end by peptide bonds to form the polypeptide chains that comprise proteins?
Hair loss characterized by miniaturization of terminal hair which is converted to vellus hair; in men, it is known as male pattern baldness?
The five elements that make up human hair, skin, tissue and nails (carbon, oxygen, hydrogen, nitrogen, and sulfur)?
Strong chemical side bonds that join the sulfur atoms of two neighboring cysteine amino acids to create cystine?
Hair flowing in the same direction, resulting from follicles sloping in the same direction?
Condition of abnormal growth of hair, characterized by the growth of terminal hair in areas of the body that normally grow only vellus hair?
Process by which newly formed cells in the hair bulb mature, fill with keratin, move upward, lose their nucleus, and die?
Naturally occurring fungus that is present on all human skin, and is responsible for dandruff?
Chemical bond that joins amino acids to each other, end to end, to form a polypeptide chain, also referred to as end bond?
Dandruff; an inflammation of the skin characterized by the formation and flaking of fine, thin scales?
Pityriasis Capitis Simplex
Technical term for classic dandruff; characterized by scalp irritation, large flakes, and itchy scalp?
Variety of canities characterized by alternating bands of gray and pigmented hair throughout the length of the hair strand?
Medical term for pityriasis steatoids accompanied by redness and inflammation?
Resting phase; the final phase in the hair cycle that lasts until the fully grown hair is shed?
Long hair found on the scalp, as well as on legs, arms, and body of both males and females?
Fungal infection of the scalp characterized by red papules, or spots at the opening of hair follicles?
Fungal infection characterized by dry, sulfur-yellow, cup-like crusts on the scalp, called scutula?
Knotted hair characterized by brittleness and the formation of nodular swellings along the hair shaft?
Short, fine, unpigmented downy hair that appears on the body, with the exception of the palms of the hands and soles of the feet?
Amount of "movement" in the hair strand; described as straight, wavy, curly, and extremely curly?
A tropical medication that is applied to the scalp twice a day, and has been proven to stimulate hair growth?
The four most important factors to consider in hair analysis are texture, porosity, density, and?
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