TITLE

lanugo

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1201
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "lanugo" is presented. Lanugo refers to downy hair covering the body or the fine downy hairs that cover the body of the fetus. Its presence and amount helps in estimating the gestational age of preterm infants. The reference entry is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21233735

 

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