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Meaning of "hair follicle" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HAIR FOLLICLE

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HAIR FOLLICLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hair follicle is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HAIR FOLLICLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

hair follicle

Hair follicle

A hair follicle is a mammalian skin organ that produces hair. Hair production occurs in phases, including growth, cessation, and rest phases. Stem cells are responsible for hair production.

Definition of hair follicle in the English dictionary

The definition of hair follicle in the dictionary is a narrow tubular cavity that contains the root of a hair, formed by an infolding of the epidermis and corium of the skin.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HAIR FOLLICLE

hair appointment
hair bulb
hair care
hair clip
hair clippers
hair colour
hair conditioner
hair cream
hair extension
hair extensions
hair gel
hair grass
hair implant
hair lacquer
hair loss
hair of the dog
hair oil
hair removal
hair remover
hair removing cream

WORDS THAT END LIKE HAIR FOLLICLE

article
calicle
caulicle
chronicle
commercial vehicle
cubicle
cuticle
follicle
Graafian follicle
motor vehicle
particle
pellicle
Popsicle
public service vehicle
recreational vehicle
silicle
utility vehicle
vehicle
ventricle
vitellicle

Synonyms and antonyms of hair follicle in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hair follicle» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HAIR FOLLICLE

Find out the translation of hair follicle to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hair follicle from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hair follicle» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

毛囊
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

folículo piloso
570 millions of speakers

English

hair follicle
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बाल कूप
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بصيلات الشعر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Волосяной фолликул
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

folículo piloso
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চুল গুটিকা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

follicule pileux
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Folikel rambut
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Haarbalg
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

毛包
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

모낭
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Folikel rambut
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nang lông
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மயிர்ப்புடைப்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

केसांचा केस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

saç folikülü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

follicolo pilifero
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

mieszek włosowy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

волосяний фолікул
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

folicul de par
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

θυλάκιο τρίχας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

haarfollikel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hårsäcken
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hårsekken
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hair follicle

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HAIR FOLLICLE»

The term «hair follicle» is regularly used and occupies the 80.909 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HAIR FOLLICLE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hair follicle

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HAIR FOLLICLE»

Discover the use of hair follicle in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hair follicle and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Hair Follicle: Differentiation under the Electron Microscope ...
While the molecular biological study of hair has become an active field, even here, as in more traditional research, an understanding of the morphological aspects is essential because the hair follicle structure is highly complex.
K. Morioka, 2006
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Aging Hair
Hair-follicle stem cells, located in or near the hair- follicle bulge, possess stem cell characteristics, including multipotency, high proliferative potential, and ability to enter quiescence. Earlier studies have demonstrated that all epithelial layers ...
Ralph M. Trüeb, Desmond Tobin, 2010
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Hair Growth and Disorders
In humans the face and scalp are the most common locations for hair-follicle- associated apocrine gland development. While hair-follicle-associated formation of apocrine glands can be common in other mammalian species, in humans the ...
Ulrike Blume-Peytavi, David A. Whiting, Ralph M. Trüeb, 2008
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The Hair-Pulling Problem : A Complete Guide to ...
Eyelash and body hair follicles have a much shorter anagen phase that only lasts a few months. As this phase draws to a close, the division of cells in the matrix begins to slow and then eventually stops. The hair follicle becomes thinner and ...
Fred Penzel, 2003
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Hair Loss Disorders in Domestic Animals
1.1.3f and g), strongly c-Kit and S100 positive cells are visible in selected cells of the hair follicle placode and plug. Later these cells become increasingly dendritic and invade the hair bulb (Peters et al. 2002). There, they ap- pear to distribute ...
Lars Mecklenburg, Monika Linek, Desmond J. Tobin, 2009
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Stem Cell Research and Therapeutics
Robert M. Hoffman Abstract Our laboratory has discovered that the hair follicle is an abundant, easily accessible source of actively growing multipotent adult stem cells that can form non-follicular cell types. We observed that nestin, a protein ...
Yanhong Shi, Dennis Owen Clegg, 2008
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Human Adult Stem Cells
Following our report that ND-GFP can serve as a marker for hair follicle stem cells to track them in the live animal, Morris et al. [10] subsequently used GFP to isolate hair follicle stem cells in transgenic mice. Fuchs' group also subsequently  ...
John R. W. Masters, Bernhard Palsson, 2009
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Stem Cells: From Hydra to Man
The hair follicle is a continuously regenerating system; two-thirds of lower hair follicle (transit portion) completely reforms itself over the hair cycle whereas the upper permanent follicle (permanent portion) is maintained throughout hair cycling ...
Thomas C. G. Bosch, 2008
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Embryonic Stem Cells: Methods and Protocols
It is known, though, that hair follicle formation involves cell commitment, programmed cell death, mesenchymal–epithelial interactions and differentiation ( 1,2), and that it is a continuously renewing system. It cycles, from stages of resting  ...
Kursad Turksen, 2002
10
Comparative Anatomy and Histology: A Mouse and Human Atlas
Pilosebaceous Unit The pilosebaceous unit (Figure 5) comprises the hair follicle, its associated sebaceous gland(s), and arrector pili muscle. The general anatomic features are the same regardless of the hair type, location, or mammalian ...
Piper M. Treuting, Suzanne M. Dintzis, Charles W. Frevert, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HAIR FOLLICLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hair follicle is used in the context of the following news items.
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Fashion trend: Why are women burning their hair?
The burning supposedly opens up the hair follicle, making it more receptive to nutrients, in turn making the conditioning treatment even more ... «Emirates 24/7, Jul 15»
2
Child in mom's custody despite positive drug tests
Even after CPS and the district court were alerted to the allegations, hair follicle tests performed on Warren show the amount of hydrocodone ... «Mineral Wells Index, Jul 15»
3
One Woman's Story Highlights the Hidden Skin Cancer Risks for …
There, she was told not to worry — it was simply an inflamed hair follicle. But Jacqueline couldn't shake the feeling that the firm, unmoving lump ... «Yahoo Health, Jul 15»
4
How Discovery Channel Has Inspired Everyone from Oprah to the …
"When they pulled that long, blond hair follicle out of the headrest of the passenger's side, it suggested that her hair was yanked out in some ... «Adweek, Jul 15»
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The hot beauty news
After all, eight out of ten women have naturally wavy or curly hair, which is prone to frizz because of the way the cuticle sits on the hair follicle. «AhlanLive.com, Jul 15»
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North-West the new home of the ''werewolf cat''
Lykoi have a distinct coat pattern caused by an incomplete hair follicle, resulting in a wolf-like mask, giving them their official name Lykoi, ... «The Advocate, Jul 15»
7
5 ways to keep your mane monsoon proof
Hair follicle, root sheath and the sebaceous gland can be affected by the minerals in rain water. Calcium causes hair to feel dry; Iron leaves hair ... «India Today, Jul 15»
8
Candle-Cutting: The New, Inadvisable, Brazilian Hair Trend
Marie Claire reports that the technique emerged in Brazil in the 1960s, and supposedly opens the hair follicle to help it retain moisture. To avoid ... «Yahoo News, Jul 15»
9
Orange County District Attorney targets company and its iGrow 'hair …
It claims these elements stimulate the hair follicle for "thicker, fuller and more vibrant" hair in four to six months. The product is sold for up to ... «OCRegister, Jul 15»
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New Beauty Trend Sees Women Setting Their Hair On Fire
"The burning supposedly opens up the hair follicle, making it more receptive to nutrients, in turn making the conditioning treatment even more ... «Marie Claire Australia, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Hair follicle [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/hair-follicle>. Mar 2020 ».
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