Definition of 'follicle'

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They harvested hair follicles from the back of my head - more than 1,000. The Sun (2016)These nutrients help transport oxygen round the body to promote healthy hair follicles and cell growth. The Sun (2014)The hope was that they would grow into new follicles and replenish his thinning locks. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There is some evidence they can block hair follicles. The Sun (2011)It instantly cools skin down without blocking hair follicles. The Sun (2012)Stress is thought to affect the hair follicles. Steel, Elizabeth Coping With Sudden Hair Loss (1988)Doctors remove follicles from a hairy part of the body and graft them on to the bald spots. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Doctors conducted the pilot trial after identifying the immune cells responsible for destroying hair follicles in people with the condition. Times, Sunday Times (2014)SKIN tissue complete with hair follicles has been grown in the lab for the first time. The Sun (2016)When the hair follicles are removed from these factors by being transplanted, the hair is able to grow. Steel, Elizabeth Coping With Sudden Hair Loss (1988)A strip of skin with hair follicles deep inside it is taken from the back of the head. The Sun (2011)Like hair transplants, beard transplants use follicles from the back of the head that are then embedded where needed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is good for our hearts and also means that more nutrients can reach the skin, hair follicles and nail beds. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We use a special lotion to make hair follicles grow faster, but we advise clients to visit us once a month for shaping. The Sun (2012)A few hair follicles are removed from a patient's head. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Too little vitamin C leads to changes in hair follicles in the skin and the opening of old wounds. Times, Sunday Times (2008)As you age, the skin around your follicles weakens, making it harder for new strands to grow. The Sun (2013)My consultant prepared me by shaving my head, then gave me a local anaesthetic and set to work removing follicles from the back of my head. The Sun (2013)When oil and dead skin cells block hair follicles, bacteria can multiply in the pores, causing inflammation and spots. The Sun (2014)Normally, a woman in that position would produce around ten follicles containing eggs - so to have produced only one was unusual. The Sun (2007)A strip of skin and hair is taken from the neck, the follicles are removed and then along your lash line under local anaesthetic. The Sun (2014)

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