hair cast n.
A small, nodular accretion of epithelial cells and keratinous debris, appearing along the shaft of a hair and resulting from failure of the internal root sheath to disintegrate.
noun 1. a stout, spiny cactus, Pachycereus pecten-aboriginum, of Mexico, having white flowers and bristly fruits sometimes used locally as combs.
noun, Biology. 1. an epithelial cell having hairlike processes, as that of the organ of Corti. hair cell n. A cell with hairlike processes, especially one of the sensory epithelial cells present in the organ of Corti. hair cell A cell found in the organs of balance in the inner ear of mammals that senses […]
- Hair cloning
noun a hair rejuvenation technique in which healthy follicle stem cells are harvested and multiplied, then transplanted; the induction of hair follicle neogenesis in an adult mammal; also called hair multiplication Examples Hair cloning theoretically could end up replacing traditional hair transplant techniques.
[hair-klawth, -kloth] /ˈhɛərˌklɔθ, -ˌklɒθ/ noun 1. of from the manes and tails of horses, woven with a cotton warp, and used for interlinings of clothes, upholstery, etc. /ˈhɛəˌklɒθ/ noun 1. a cloth woven from horsehair, used in upholstery n. c.1500, from hair + cloth.