Hair Glossary

Hair Transplant Glossary

  • Alopecia
  • Alopecia Areata
  • Alopecia Reduction
  • Alopecia Totalis
  • Alopecia Universalis
  • Anagen
  • Anagen Effluvium
  • Androgenetic Alopecia (AGA)
  • Arrector Pili Muscle
  • Avodart
  • Body Hair Transplant
  • FUE
  • Bulbar Area
  • Bulge Area
  • Camouflage
  • Catagen
  • Central Forelock
  • Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia
  • Cicatricial Alopecia
  • Christmas Tree Pattern
  • Chronic Telogen Effluvium
  • Combination Grafting
  • Cobblestoning
  • Combover
  • Companion Layer
  • Compression
  • Crown
  • Cyproterone Acetate
  • De-Emphasis Grafting
  • Density
  • Dermal Papilla
  • DermMatch
  • Diffuse Patterned Alopecia (DPA)
  • Diffuse Unpatterned Alopecia (DUPA)
  • Dihydrotestosterone
  • Discoid Lupus
  • Donor Area
  • Donor Density
  • Donor Dominance
  • Dutasteride
  • Elevator Eyes
  • Exogen
  • Female Pattern Baldness
  • Finasteride
  • 5-Alpha Reductase Inhibitor
  • Follicle
  • Follicular Degeneration Syndrome
  • Follicular Family
  • Follicular Pairing
  • Follicular Unit
  • Follicular Unit Graft (FUG)
  • Follicular Unit Excision (FUE, also FOX, also FIT)
  • Follicular Unit Transplant
  • Folliculitis Decalvans
  • Forelock, Central
  • Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia
  • Fronto-Temporal Recession
  • Galea
  • Graft
  • Hair Feathering Test
  • Hair Follicle
  • Hairline
  • Hair-Mass Index
  • Hairpiece
  • Hair Shaft
  • Hair System
  • Hair Transplant Technician
  • Hamilton Classification
  • Harvesting
  • Inner Root Sheath
  • Infundibulum
  • Isthmus
  • Juri Flap
  • Lanugo Hair
  • Lateral Crease
  • Lateral Hump
  • Lichen Planopilaris
  • Ludwig Scale
  • Male Pattern Baldness
  • Matrix
  • Micro-Grafting
  • Midscalp
  • Miniaturization
  • Mini-Grafting
  • Minoxidil
  • Multi-Unit Graft (MUG)
  • Multiple-Unit Graft (MUG), or Multiple Follicular-Unit Graft
  • Norwood Classification
  • Outer Root Sheath
  • Pitting
  • Plugs
  • Polytrichia
  • Posterior Parietal Pocket
  • Posterior Hairline
  • Propecia
  • Proscar
  • Pseudopelade of Brocq
  • Pull Test
  • Punch Grafting
  • Recipient Dominance
  • Recipient Site
  • Rogaine
  • Saw Palmetto (Serenoa Repens)
  • Scalp
  • Scalp Extender
  • Scalp Extension
  • Scalp Reduction
  • Scarring Alopecia
  • Senile Alopecia
  • Sentinel Hairs
  • Shingling
  • Shrinkback
  • Slivers and Slivering
  • Spironolactone
  • Stretchback
  • Strip Harvesting
  • Telogen
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Temporal Hair
  • Temporal-Parietal-Occipital Flap
  • Temporal Points
  • Terminal Hairs
  • Tissue Expansion
  • Toppik
  • Toupee
  • Traction Alopecia
  • Triangular Alopecia
  • Trichion
  • Trichogram
  • Trichophytic Closure
  • Tufting
  • Upper Crescent
  • Vellus Hairs
  • Vellus-Like Hairs
  • Vertex
  • Vertex Transition Point
  • Whorl, or Whorl Pattern
  • Widow’s Peak

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