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.
A cell found in the organs of balance in the inner ear of mammals that senses the body’s position with respect to gravity. Hair cells are found in both the semicircular canals and the vestibule.
- 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.
[hair-kuhl-er-ing] /ˈhɛərˌkʌl ər ɪŋ/ noun 1. dye or tint for the .
[hair-kuht] /ˈhɛərˌkʌt/ noun 1. an act or instance of the . 2. the style in which the is and worn, especially men’s . /ˈhɛəˌkʌt/ noun 1. the act or an instance of cutting the hair 2. the style in which hair has been cut 3. (stock exchange, slang) a percentage of the value of an […]