trichology

1. The study of the anatomy, growth, and diseases of the hair. [tricho- + G. logos, study] 2. SYN: trichologia. [G. trichologeo, fr. tricho- + lego, to pick out]

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tri·chol·o·gy tri-'käl-ə-jē n, pl -gies
1) scientific study of hair and its diseases
2) the occupation of hairdressing

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n.
the study of hair.

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trich·ol·o·gy (trĭ-kolґə-je) the study of hair, or the sum of what is known about the hair.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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