trichology

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τριχ (trikh), root of θρίξ (thríks, hair) + -λογια (-logia).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /trʌɪˈkɒlədʒi/

Noun[edit]

trichology (plural trichologies)

  1. The science or study of hair.
    • 1993, Will Self, My Idea of Fun:
      They had spread themselves beneath the oaks and chestnuts and planted the green banks with tussocks of crocuses; it was more like some exercise in trichology than horticulture.

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