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Medical Term:

trichoptilosis

Pronunciation: trik'o-ti-lo'sis, tri-kop-ti-lo'sis

Definition: A condition of splitting of the shaft of the hair, giving it a feathery appearance.

[tricho- + G. ptilosis, plumage, + -osis, condition]

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