epitrichium

noun

ep·​i·​trich·​i·​um ˌep-ə-ˈtrik-ē-əm How to pronounce epitrichium (audio)
: an outer layer of the epidermis of the fetus of many mammals beneath which the hair develops

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“Epitrichium.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/epitrichium. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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