The phase in the hair growth cycle during which a new hair is formed in the follicle and a hair that has stopped growing is shed. It follows and generally lasts longer than catagen.
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Telogen Sentence Examples
There are two different types of alopecia, medically known as anagen effluvium and Telogen effluvium.
Then a dormant period known as the telogen phase occurs.
Following the telogen phase, the growth phase begins again, and the growth cycle repeats.
Tinea capitis (ringworm) affects an estimated 10 percent to 20 percent of susceptible children, and although the demographics are sketchy, telogen effluvium is the most common type of alopecia in both children and adults.
Telogen effluvium, another common cause of hair loss, affects both children and adults.