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What is the medical term used to describe dandruff?

Pityriasis

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Tinea is characterized by itching scales and sometimes painful circular lesions and is caused by _____.

fungal organisms

100

The thickness or diameter of the individual hair strand is referred to as hair _____.

texture

100

Chemical services performed on hair with low porosity require a _____ solution

more alkaline

100
During which phase does the follicle canal shrink and detach from the dermal papilla?
What is Catagen
200

Current research confirms that dandruff is the result of a fungus called _____.

malassezia

200

What is a scalp disorder characterized by dry, sulfur-yellow, cup-like crusts on the scalp?

Tinea favosa

200

Which type of hair has the largest diameter and usually requires more processing?

Coarse hair

200

The ability of hair to stretch and return to its original length without breaking is referred to as hair _____.

elasticity

200
The average growth of healthy scalp hair is ...............
What is 1/2 inch per month
300

What is a severe type of dandruff characterized by an accumulation of greasy or waxy scalp scales mixed with sebum?

Pityriasis steatoides

300

What is a highly contagious skin disease caused by a parasite called a mite?

Scabies

300

Which type of hair has the largest diameter and usually requires more processing?

Coarse hair

300

Hair flowing in the same direction, as the result of follicles sloping in the same direction, is known as a _____.

hair stream

300
The technical term used to describe gray hair is ...........................
What is canities
400

What severe form of dandruff is accompanied by redness and inflammation?

Seborrheic dermatitis

400

What term refers to an infestation of the hair and scalp with head lice?

Pediculosis capitis

400

The measurement that describes the number of individual hair strands on one square inch of the scalp is hair _____.

density

400

Dry hair and scalp should be treated with products that contain moisturizers and _____.

emollients

400
A condition of abnormal growth of terminal hair in areas of the body that normally grow only vellus hair is .............................
What is hypertrichosis
500

What is the medical term for ringworm?

Tinea

500

What term refers to an acute, localized bacterial infection of the hair follicle that produces constant pain?

Furuncle

500

The ability of the hair to absorb moisture is hair _____.

porosity

500

Which type of hair almost never has a medulla?

What is Vellus

500
The technical term for dandruff is ..........................
What is pityriasis
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