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noun 
  1. baldness, Baldness.
    1. (pathology) Deficiency of the hair, may be caused by failure to grow or loss after growth
  2. Med. Loss of hair (especially on the head) or loss of wool or feathers, which either happens naturally or is caused by disease
Etymology: Latin alopecia, from the Greek alopexia, (fox-mange), from alopex, (fox) + -ia, (a formative ending used in Greek, esp. used in naming diseases)


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