hair follicle

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hair follicle

[′her ‚fäl·ə·kəl]
(anatomy)
An epithelial ingrowth of the dermis that surrounds a hair.
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Genome array on differentially expressed genes of skin tissue in cashmere goat at early anagen of cashmere growth cycle using DNA microarray.
Overall topical treatment with Polygonum multiflorum extract promoted hair growth by inducing anagen in telogenic hair follicles.
A total of 30 anagen hair follicles from 3 different volunteers (10 follicles per subject) were cultured under each growth condition, respectively.
Generally, the length of the phases are anagen (about 1,000 or more days); catagen (about 10 days); and telogen (about 100 days).
In most people not showing hair loss, about 90 percent of the hair follicles on the head are in anagen at any given time.
But one thing is absolutely certain: the key to slowing hair growth lies exclusively in the anagen phase, because only anagen hairs are vulnerable to physical damage or stimuli.
anagen (active growth phase) and telogen (resting phase) were determined using the microscope.
GROWTH, known as the anagen stage - about 90 per cent of hairs on the scalp are
This proprietary ingredient is said to only be found in the Viviscal line of products and is scientifically formulated to help nourish thinning hair and promote existing hair growth from within, during the Anagen phase of the hair growth cycle.
In a tellogen follicle the outer root sheath cells are often columnar and radially or spirally arranged in contrast to the rounded shape of this cell type and their arrangement during anagen.
Dr Rattle has over 25 years in the diagnostics industry, having held R&D and Operations positions at senior management and board level within organisations such as Serono Diagnostics Ltd, Anagen (UK) Limited and most recently Genosis PLC.