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hair follicle


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A narrow tubular depression in mammalian skin containing the root of a hair. It is lined with epidermal cells and extends down through the epidermis and dermis to its base in the subcutaneous tissue. The ducts of sebaceous glands empty into hair follicles.

Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery — Biological Sciences.


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