Med Terms Related to Hair and Nails

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Med Terms Related to Hair and Nails
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2012-06-24 18:51:25
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Chapter 2 Med Terms Related to Hair and Nails
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  1. Alopecia
    Loss of hair
  2. Follicles
    Specialized structures required for hair growth
  3. Hair Follicles
    Sacs holding the root of hair fibers
  4. Hair papilla
    Knoblike indentation at bottom of hair follicle containing the blood supply to hair root
  5. Lunula
    Little moon area of nail
  6. Nail body
    Visible part of nail
  7. Nail bed
    Skin below the nail - epidemis and dermis (sterile matirx)
  8. Onychitis
    Inflammation of nail matrix

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