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vellus

[′vel·əs]
(anatomy)
Fine body hair that is present until puberty.
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Kaya TI, Tataroglu C, Tursen U, Ikizoglu G: Eruptive vellus hair cysts: an effective extraction technique for treatment and diagnosis.
Chan KH, Tang WY, Lam WY, Lo KK: Eruptive vellus hair cysts presenting as bluish-grey facial discoloration masquering as naevus of Ota.
Her body and facial hair is mostly a fine, almost invisible down--the same vellus hair that a man has as a baby.
Eruptive vellus hair cyst and neurologic abnormalities two related condition.
These are Vellus Hairs, they have less pigment (colour) and the reason they grow so long is because they remain in the 'Anagen phase' - when hair grows 1cm every 28 days - longer than other hair.
Vellus hairs are the short, fine "peach fuzz" hairs that grow all over our bodies.
The new hairs resembled scalp hairs--large, thick, mostly pigmented, and growing in all directions--rather than the soft unpigmented vellus hairs on the untouched forearm surround the grafts.
These microscopic "hair fibers" are electrostatically charged to build upon existing hair and cling to tiny vellus hairs which occur in even seemingly bald scalp areas.