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alopecia

noun al·o·pe·cia \ˌa-lə-ˈpē-sh(ē-)ə\

Definition of ALOPECIA

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

alopecia

noun al·o·pe·cia \ˌal-ə-ˈpē-sh(ē-)ə\

Medical Definition of ALOPECIA

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

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