trichotillomania

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek θρίξ (thríks, hair) (genitive: τριχός (trikhós)) + τίλλω (tíllō, I pull out, pluck) + μανία (manía, madness).

Noun[edit]

trichotillomania (uncountable)

  1. a medical disorder in which the patient compulsively pulls his/her own hair out.

Translations[edit]