terminal hair


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terminal hair

[′tər·mən·əl ¦her]
(anatomy)
One of three types of hair in man based on hair size, time of appearance, and structural variations; the larger, coarser hair in the adult that replaces the vellus hair.
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Anterior cervical hypertrichosis (ACH) is a very rare form of primary regional hypertrichosis characterized with a tuft of terminal hair on the anterior neck just above the laryngeal prominence (1).
Androgenetic Alopecia (AGA) in males is progressive patterned hair loss in which there occurs androgen mediated conversion of susceptible terminal hairs into vellus hairs in genetically predisposed individuals.
Ascocarp morphology and terminal hair ornamentation in thermophilic Chaetomium species.
On the alopecic area there were mostly vellus hairs and a small number of terminal hairs.
Grade 3- Regrowth of terminal hair with patches of alopecia.
The thermal relaxation time of a terminal hair follicle is roughly 100 milliseconds.
The lesions showed irregular nodular surface with increased terminal hair and follicular dilatation (Figure 2).
When regrowth of terminal hair occurred, treatment was extended over the entire scalp.
She had H/O scalp hair during birth & was shed within few weeks of life and is not replaced by terminal hair (figure.
1 It is defined as excessive growth of thick long dark and terminal hair in women at androgen dependent sites of body including moustache beard area upper chest buttocks pubic region and abdomen.
The most striking feature was the absence of normal terminal hair follicles within the confines of the lesion sharply demarcated from the adjacent skin which was seen in all the cases.
No, they both produce rather substantial terminal hair, used properly, at 96 weeks--and that's as far as our measurements for Rogaine go.