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Definitions of HAIR
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By Princeton University
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By Noah Webster.
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
1. Pilus, one of the fine, long flexible appendages of the skin, covering the entire body except on the palms and soles and other flexor surfaces. See pilus and scapus. The hairs of the various parts of the body have received special names (see below). 2. One of the fine, hair-like processes of the auditory cells of the labyrinth, of the taste-bulbs, and of other sensory cells, called auditory hairs, gustatory hairs, sensory hairs, etc.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
Fibres or threads of different degrees of fineness which cover the bodies of many animals; anything very small and fine having length; a hair, a single hair; a fine slender thread or filament; the hair, the whole collection or body of threads or filaments growing upon an animal, or upon any distinct part.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
A conical, corneous substance, the free portion or shaft, scapus, of which issues to a greater or less distance from the skin, to the tissue of which it adheres by a bulb, Bulbus pili, seated in a hair follicle-folliculus pili-made by an inversion of the integument, the epidermis of which forms a "root sheath," vagina pili. At the base of the hair follicle, there is a small papilla, well supplied with blood-vessels and nerves, Papilla pili; at times called, but improperly, Pulpa seu Blastema pili. The hair receives various names in different parts-as Beard, Cilia, Eyebrows, Hair of the head, ( Capilli,) &c
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
A corneous outgrowth from the epidermis, consisting of a long, fine, tubular, elastic body, growing from a follicle of the skin and containing a medullary substance the hair pith, filling a narrow, irregular cavity in the center of the hair. Its shaft and a portion of its root are covered by an epidermis consisting of a thin lamella of flattened horny cells, overlapping each other distally.
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
n. [Anglo-Saxon, Icelandic, German] A small filament growing from a bulbous root in the skin of an animal;â€”a collection or mass of such serving as a covering to the skin: hair of the head; fur; down; bristles;â€”a species of pubescence on plants;â€”any thing small or fine; exact value or distance;â€”course; grain; direction.