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Dictionary entry overview: What does hair follicle mean?
• HAIR FOLLICLE (noun)
The noun HAIR FOLLICLE has 1 sense:
1. a small tubular cavity containing the root of a hair; small muscles and sebaceous glands are associated with them
Familiarity information: HAIR FOLLICLE used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A small tubular cavity containing the root of a hair; small muscles and sebaceous glands are associated with them
Nouns denoting body parts
Hypernyms ("hair follicle" is a kind of...):
follicle (any small spherical group of cells containing a cavity)
Meronyms (parts of "hair follicle"):
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