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noun, Anatomy.
a small cavity in the epidermis and corium of the skin, from which a hair develops.
a narrow tubular cavity that contains the root of a hair, formed by an infolding of the epidermis and corium of the skin

hair follicle n.
A deep narrow pit that is formed by the tubular invagination of the epidermis and corium and encloses the root of the hair.


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