Recent Examples of follicle from the Web
Initially hesitant to mess with his famous follicles, Maddon finally decided to give the product a try after the Cubs lost their third straight series in San Francisco.
But during regular follow-up appointments, Harklinikken uses high-tech equipment to photograph and magnify the scalp and count new hairs and active follicles, which motivates users to adhere to the regimen.
The steam and hot water will open up your pores and soften the hair follicles.
After such a great deal of time, my follicles were still as strong as ever and but a few small patches had responded to treatment.
The temperature of your shower can also affect your shave, so use warm water and save shaving for last to ensure your follicles are open and the hairs are softer.
Marta Camkiran, senior esthetician at New York City's Haven Spa, also stresses shaving in the direction of hair growth to avoid irritating the follicles.
Those with high sensitivity will be the first to experience a weakening in their follicles.
The air in a spacecraft is full of hair follicles and dead skin floating around.
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FOLLICLE Defined for English Language Learners
medical Definition of follicle
follicularplay \fə-ˈlik-yə-lər, fä-\ adjective
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