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Definition of alopecia noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

alopecia

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌæləˈpiːʃə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌæləˈpiːʃə//
 
[uncountable] (medical)
 
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loss of hair from the head and body, often caused by illness patients who suffer from alopecia The drug can be used to treat some types of alopecia.
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