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Pronunciation: su'do-pe-lahd'

Definition: A scarring type of alopecia; usually occurs in scattered irregular patches; of uncertain cause.

Synonym(s): pseudopelade of Brocq

[pseudo- + Fr. pelade, disease that causes sporadic falling of hair]

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