Sentence Examples

  • As a mature physical characteristic, chest and abdominal hair is coarser, thicker, and more unruly than vellus or "peach fuzz" hair that is routinely associated with children or women.
  • As women age, their fine, vellus hair converts to terminal hair, growing longer, darker, and coarser.
  • Minoxidil may speed hair growth and help thicken weak vellus hairs, but the results are varied.
  • Intermediate are hairs that are between the vellus and terminal stages.
  • Vellus is sometimes called "peach fuzz" and is often colorless.