Hair follicle

A hair follicle is the sac where hair growth begins.

Hair follicle

Hair follicle with hair and without hair

A hair follicle is the sac where hair growth begins.

Current as ofApril 1, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Ellen K. Roh, MD - Dermatology

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