Hair Follicle

A hair follicle is a mammalian skin organ that produces hair. Hair production occurs in phases, including a growth phase (anagen), and cessation phase (catagen), and a rest phase (telogen). Stem cells are principally responsible for the production of hair.

Read more about Hair Follicle:  Morphogenesis, Hair-follicle Cycling, Hair Follicles in Hair Restoration, Additional Images

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