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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.

Year introduced: LANUGO was see under HAIR 1963-1978

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Tree Number(s): A17.360

MeSH Unique ID: D006197

Entry Terms:

  • Hairs
  • Lanugo
  • Hair, Fetal
  • Fetal Hair
  • Fetal Hairs
  • Hairs, Fetal

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