alopecia areata


alopecia ar·​e·​a·​ta -ˌar-ē-ˈāt-ə How to pronounce alopecia areata (audio) -ˈät- How to pronounce alopecia areata (audio)
: sudden loss of hair especially of the scalp or face in circumscribed patches with little or no inflammation

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“Alopecia areata.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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