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anagen

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noun an·a·gen \ˈan-ə-ˌjen\

Medical Definition of anagen

  1. :  the active phase of the hair growth cycle preceding catagen and telogen <The initial step, anagen, provides the active growth of the hair fiber, during which cells at the base of the follicle rapidly divide.—Damaris Christensen, Science News, 20 Oct. 2001>




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