Lanugo(redirected from lanuginousness)
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A downy covering of hair, especially that seen on the fetus or persisting on the adult body.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
the very fine hair covering the body of the seven-month and eight-month human fetus; most falls out before birth.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.