hair follicle

Pronunciation: (… FAH-lih-kul)

A shaft or opening on the surface of the skin through which hair grows.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Anatomy of the skin, showing the epidermis, dermis, and subcutaneous tissue.Anatomía de la piel. Muestra la epidermis, la dermis y el tejido subcutáneo. Date last modified: 2014-10-28