Hamilton-Norwood is a graphic scale that is used for classifying the extent of hair loss in males.
Infundibulum is the funnel shape in which the hair follicles grow.
Intermediate Hair is approximately one centimeter in length. It has more thickness and volume compared to vellus hair, but lacks the texture of terminal hair.
Isthmus is a short segment of the hair follicle that extends from the attachment of the bulge region to the sebaceous gland duct.
Keratin is a fibrous protein in which hair, nails and teeth enamel are primarily composed of.
Ludwig Staging refers to the graphic representation of alopecia androgenetica and its severity.
Micrograft means a hair graft that contains one or two hairs. A megasession is a hair transplant procedure that involves over 1000 micrografts in a single session.
Miniaturisation is the process in which DHT shrinks hair follicles.
Papilla is located at the base of the root of the hair. It is responsible for receiving the nutrients needed for healthy hair growth.
Recipient Site refers to the area that is experiencing hair loss and is where the extracted hair follicles are grafted in.
Scleroderma is a condition that leads to local or systemic hardening and contraction of skin, it can result in hair loss in the affected areas.
Telogen describes the resting phase of the hair cycle, which lasts approximately 100 days.
Terminal Hair is the thicker hair on the scalp that has been undergoing a growth phase for years.
Vellus Hair is the soft, fine hair that is no longer than one centimeter in length and covers the body.
Vertex refers to the top, posterior portion of the head and is typically where hair grows in a spiral pattern.