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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The mean EF required to pluck the anagen hair was 63.10 gms and telogen hair was 39.86 gms (P-value -0.000).
During the hair cycle in mice, in the anagen phase, stem cells in the bulge are divided three times on average and stay within the niche, whereas cells of the germinal matrix divide intensely and differentiate, forming the growing hair stem.
The HF is a sac or a structure in the skin, which produces hair through a three-phase growth cycle as follows: anagen, catagen, and telogen [30].
Vic Morada and Gerard Farin accounted for 23 apiece to pace LNP, while Joel Lopez, Manny Balangue and Danilo Victoria accounted for all but 18 of Anagen's 81 points.
The formation of keratin in the anagen phase is essential for eyelash growth and density.
Therefore, the loss of stem cell-like phenotypes or the suppression of such stem cell-related signals in DPCs may shorten the anagen phase as well as reduce the rate of hair growth and benefit the treatment of hirsutism or managing unwanted hair.
"For people who have longer growing phase (anagen phase) the hair tends to be longer.
She described how to use the hair pull and other tools to differentiate between telogen effluvium, alopecia areata, androgenetic alopecia, loose anagen syndrome, and short anagen syndrome.
"This is when the hair is in the anagen stage of growth," Shupe says, "meaning that hair detaches more easily, leaving the follicle clean and empty.
In anagen phase, growing hair should remain rooted in place while hair in the telogen phase should come out easily.