Lanugo

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lanugo

[lə′nü·gō]
(anatomy)
A downy covering of hair, especially that seen on the fetus or persisting on the adult body.

Lanugo

 

the very fine hair covering the body of the seven-month and eight-month human fetus; most falls out before birth.