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They are known to cause dormant follicles to resume hair production, and maintain the new hair.
Those short hairs, sticking straight up from their follicles, may even appear coarser.
Pors then seeded this scaffold with immature human or mouse follicles and grafted the complex into female mice.
In order to retrieve eggs, the researchers put the animal under anesthesia, then used an ultrasound machine to guide a long needle into her uterus, puncture her follicles and dislodge the eggs.
Seeking insight into the condition, Paolo Giacobini, a neuroendocrinologist at the University of Lille in France, focused on antimüllerian hormone (AMH), which is produced by small follicles on the ovary.
Massage your scalp with your fingers every time you shampoo to work all the gunk off of your scalp and increase blood flow for happier, healthier, more active follicles. 7.
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 follicle stimulating hormone test (FSH) and the antimullerian hormone (AMH) blood tests gives me a sense of my ovarian reserve.
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FOLLICLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of follicle for English Language Learners
: a tiny hole in the skin from which a hair grows
medical Definition of follicle
follicularplay \fə-ˈlik-yə-lər, fä-\ adjective
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