Vellus Hair

Discussion in 'Terminology' started by Women's Hair Loss Project, Apr 20, 2009.

  1. Women's Hair Loss Project

    Women's Hair Loss Project Administrator Staff Member

    Fine baby peach-fuzz hair that is not easily visible to the naked eye. They lack a central medulla , which is present in thick terminal hairs. Vellus hair is usually less than 2 mm (1/13 inch) long and the follicles are not connected to sebaceous glands.