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Descriptor English: Hair
Descriptor Spanish: Cabello
Descriptor Portuguese: Cabelo
Descriptor French: Poils
Entry term(s): Fetal Hair
Fetal Hairs
Hair, Fetal
Hairs
Hairs, Fetal
Lanugo
Tree number(s): A17.360
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006197
Scope note: A filament-like structure consisting of a shaft which projects to the surface of the SKIN from a root which is softer than the shaft and lodges in the cavity of a HAIR FOLLICLE. It is found on most surfaces of the body.
Annotation: abnormally pulling at one's hair = TRICHOTILLOMANIA; HAIR FOLLICLE is available
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Online Note: use HAIR to search LANUGO 1966-78
History Note: LANUGO was see under HAIR 1963-78
DeCS ID: 6350
Unique ID: D006197
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Hair - Preferred
Concept UI M0009745
Scope note A filament-like structure consisting of a shaft which projects to the surface of the SKIN from a root which is softer than the shaft and lodges in the cavity of a HAIR FOLLICLE. It is found on most surfaces of the body.
Preferred term Hair
Entry term(s) Hairs
Lanugo - Narrower
Concept UI M0009746
Preferred term Lanugo
Entry term(s) Fetal Hair
Fetal Hairs
Hair, Fetal
Hairs, Fetal



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