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Hair
2013-03-04 15:10:01

Hair is found on most skin surfaces and its main purpose is to protect the body in several ways. This organ extends from the visible tip of the hair strand to the outside of the dermis (skin) then beneath the top layer of skin to the hair follicle’s root. Formation and Orientation There are three phases in the growth of human hair. Anagen phase; this takes place as the hair’s roots...

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prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.