Medical Dictionary


noun, often attrib \ˈha(ə)r, ˈhe(ə)r\

Medical Definition of HAIR

:  a slender threadlike outgrowth of the epidermis of an animal; especially :  one of the usually pigmented filaments that form the characteristic coat of a mammal
:  the hairy covering of an animal or a body part; especially :  the coating of hairs on a human head
hair·like \-ˌlīk\ adjective

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