Definition of trichology in English:

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Pronunciation: /trɪˈkɒlədʒi/


[mass noun]
The branch of medical and cosmetic study and practice concerned with the hair and scalp.
Example sentences
  • Arguably, a regular trim is also said to make your hair grow faster and thicker, but trichology dictates that hair only grows about a half-inch a month.
  • Long before the phrase ‘alternative medicine’ was spoken, a practice called trichology was quietly integrating conventional drugs with alternative techniques.
  • Readers were not to know which of the widely quoted trichology experts were provided by the drug company's PR firm.



Pronunciation: /trɪkəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/
Example sentences
  • I highly recommend a comprehensive trichological evaluation, including the full battery of mineral and microscopic hair testing, nutritional observations and referrals for medical testing.
  • So, yes, it may be subtle, but there's been some trichological work here.
  • In the trichological tests the structure and state of the capilli as well as the state of the hair bulbs were examined.


Pronunciation: /trɪˈkɒlədʒɪst/
Example sentences
  • Although many trichologists recommend daily shampoos to help clear scalp debris, some hair experts suggest that you should shampoo only according to the unique needs of your hair.
  • Would they confirm that the trichologists and the dermatologists had been at work?
  • If you're interested in learning more about trichology, or finding a trichologist near you, check out these Web sites.

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