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



BrE BrE//ˌæləˈpiːʃə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌæləˈpiːʃə//
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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.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: alopecia