Hair Follicle D018859

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Anatomy [A] » Integumentary System [A17] » Hair » Hair Follicle

Anatomy [A] » Integumentary System [A17] » Skin » Epidermis » Hair Follicle

Description

A tube-like invagination of the EPIDERMIS from which the hair shaft develops and into which SEBACEOUS GLANDS open. The hair follicle is lined by a cellular inner and outer root sheath of epidermal origin and is invested with a fibrous sheath derived from the dermis. (Stedman, 26th ed) Follicles of very long hairs extend into the subcutaneous layer of tissue under the SKIN.   MeSH

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