Lanugo

Known as: Primary hair, Hairs, Fetal, Hair, Fetal 
Fine downy hair that covers the body of a human fetus beginning in the fifth month of gestation; it is usually shed by the ninth month of gestation.
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2012
2012
Mammary glands and hair follicles develop as ectodermal organs sharing common features during embryonic morphogenesis. The… (More)
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2009
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2009
Wnt/beta-catenin and NF-kappaB signaling mechanisms provide central controls in development and disease, but how these pathways… (More)
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2008
2008
The development of ectodermal organs requires signalling by ectodysplasin (Eda), a tumor necrosis factor (TNF) family member, its… (More)
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2008
2008
During embryonic and postnatal development, Wnt/beta-catenin signaling is involved in several stages of hair morphogenesis from… (More)
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2007
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2007
Ectodermal organogenesis is regulated by inductive and reciprocal signalling cascades that involve multiple signal molecules in… (More)
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2006
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2006
Hair follicles are spaced apart from one another at regular intervals through the skin. Although follicles are predominantly… (More)
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2002
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2002
Increasing evidence suggests that morphogenesis of the distinct developmental structures derived from the same organ-committed… (More)
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2000
2000
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the usefulness of serial transvaginal ultrasonographic measurement of the thickness of the lower uterine… (More)
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1999
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1999
Hair follicle development serves as an excellent model to study control of organ morphogenesis. Three specific isoforms of TGF… (More)
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1998
1998
Hair follicles are complex organs of the skin, in morphological and ontogenic continuity with the epidermis. We have examined the… (More)
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