Medical Dictionary

tuft

noun \ˈtəft\

Medical Definition of TUFT

1
:  a small cluster of elongated flexible outgrowths or parts attached or close together at the base and free at the opposite ends; especially :  a small bunch of hairs on the body
2
:  a branching anatomical structure that resembles a tuft

Browse

How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears