alopecia

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al·o·pe·cia

noun \ˌa-lə-ˈpē-sh(ē-)ə\

Definition of ALOPECIA

:  loss of hair, wool, or feathers
al·o·pe·cic \-ˈpē-sik\ adjective

Origin of ALOPECIA

Middle English allopicia, from Latin alopecia, from Greek alōpekia, from alōpek-, alōpēx fox; akin to Armenian ałuēs fox, Sanskrit lopāśa
First Known Use: 14th century

al·o·pe·cia

noun \ˌal-ə-ˈpē-sh(ē-)ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ALOPECIA

: loss of hair, wool, or feathers : baldness
al·o·pe·cic \-ˈpē-sik\ adjective

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