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scalp,

the integument covering the top of the head. It consists of three layers of tissue: the skinskin,
the flexible tissue (integument) enclosing the body of vertebrate animals. In humans and other mammals, the skin operates a complex organ of numerous structures (sometimes called the integumentary system) serving vital protective and metabolic functions.
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, an underlying layer of tissue and blood vessels, and the occipitofrontalis muscle stretching from the eyebrows to the back of the head. Except for its abundant growth of hairhair,
slender threadlike outgrowth from the skin of mammals. In some animals hair grows in dense profusion and is called fur or wool. Although all mammals show some indication of hair formation, dense hair is more common among species located in colder climates and has the
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, the skin of the scalp resembles that of the rest of the body but is especially rich in blood vessels. Hence profuse bleeding may be associated with scalp injuries.

scalp

[skalp]
(metallurgy)
To remove surface layers, and thereby defects, from ingots, billets, or slabs by machining.
(mining engineering)
To remove undesirable fine material from broken ore, stone, or gravel.

scalp

1. Anatomy the skin and subcutaneous tissue covering the top of the head
2. (among North American Indians) a part of this removed as a trophy from a slain enemy
3. Hunting chiefly US a piece of hide cut from the head of a victim as a trophy or as proof of killing in order to collect a bounty
4. Informal chiefly US a small speculative profit taken in quick transactions
5. Scot dialect a projection of bare rock from vegetation
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Scalp Lock met co-author Jim Pritchard while he was working at Alberta Children's Services, and has maintained a 35-year connection with him and others in the field of social work, many of whom were in attendance.
Rosehip oil is also absorbed very easily; women who use the oil on their scalp won't have to worry about their hair feeling weighed down.
People who have been experiencing hair loss on a regular basis must massage their scalp with essential oils that help your hair follicles remain active.
We saw this as an opportunity to help consumers rethink hair care--to understand that not only do the ends of hair need care, the scalp does too.
Compared with melanomas originating at other body sites, scalp melanomas tend to occur in older patients, predominantly men, according to the investigators.
Dermatologically tested, it gently cleanses and soothes itchy, dry scalps and can also be used on sensitive, eczema-prone skin.
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Procter & Gamble is getting closer to the root of dandruff with the launch of a Head & Shoulders Scalp Care Collection.
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Current price actions has tightened further into a 40 pip range which is ideal for high frequency traders looking to scalp 10-20 pips at a time.
She told me that head, hair and scalp have often been forgotten on spa menus until now and ghd spa is encouraging treatments to achieve a healthy scalp and beautiful, shining hair.