Synonyms and Antonyms for hair-follicle

1. hair follicle (n.)

a small tubular cavity containing the root of a hair; small muscles and sebaceous glands are associated with them

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2. follicle-stimulating hormone (n.)

a gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary and stimulates growth of Graafian follicles in female mammals, and activates the cells in male mammals that form sperm

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3. hair-raiser (n.)

excitation that makes your hair stand up or that chills your bones

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4. follicle (n.)

any small spherical group of cells containing a cavity

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5. hair (n.)

a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss

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6. hair (n.)

a filamentous projection or process on an organism

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7. hair (n.)

filamentous hairlike growth on a plant

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8. hair (n.)

any of the cylindrical filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal

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9. hair (n.)

a very small distance or space

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10. hair (n.)

cloth woven from horsehair or camelhair; used for upholstery or stiffening in garments

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