Medical Definition of Trichosis
1. Any disease of the hair. Synonym: trichonosis, trichonosus, trichosis. Origin: tricho-+ G. Pathos, suffering (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Trichosis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Treatise on the Practice of Medicine by George Bacon Wood (1866)
"trichosis. This name was employed by Dr. Good to express disease of the hair. ... A third form of trichosis, dependent on a special hair-fungus, ..."
2. The Medico-chirurgical Review by James Johnson, Henry James Johnson (1847)
""The state of skin above described constitutes the first stage of trichosis furfuracea, and may exist for two or three weeks without being particularly ..."
3. The Principles and Practice of Ophthalmic Medicine and Surgery by Thomas Wharton Jones (1863)
"trichosis bulbi. This is a small congenital tumor with hairs growing from it, analogous to those of the skin called moles, occasionally met with on the ..."
4. The Homoeopathic Theory and Practice of Medicine by Erastus Edgerton Marcy, Franklin W. Hunt (1868)
"GENUS V.—trichosis.—MORBID HAIR. The hairs, like the cuticle, ... trichosis POLLICIS.—GRAY HAIR. • Well-authenticated instances have occurred in which the ..."
5. Medico-Chirurgical Transactions by Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society of London (1907)
"Area of trichosis. FIG. 4. Area of analgesia. of the spine, where the transition is sudden. To the left of the middle line sensation is perfectly normal. ..."