hair ball

noun

Definition of hair ball

  1. :  a compact mass of hair formed in the stomach especially of a shedding animal (such as a cat) that cleanses its coat by licking

1712

First Known Use of hair ball

1712


Medical Dictionary

hair ball

noun

Medical Definition of hair ball

  1. :  a compact mass of hair formed in the stomach especially of a shedding animal (as a cat) that cleanses its coat by licking—called also trichobezoar

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