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Medical Term:

cuticula vaginae folliculi pili

 

Definition: cuticle of overlapping shinglelike cells lining the follicle of the hair, oriented 180° to the cuticula pili, thus anchoring the hair in place.

Synonym(s): cuticle of root sheath

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