dandruff


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dan·druff

 (dăn′drəf)
n.
A scaly scurf formed on and shed from the scalp, sometimes caused by seborrhea.

[dand-, of unknown origin + dialectal hurf, scurf (from Old Norse hrufa, crust, scab).]

dan′druff·y adj.

dandruff

(ˈdændrəf)
n
(Pathology) loose scales of dry dead skin shed from the scalp. Also called (now rarely): dandriff
[C16: dand-, of unknown origin + -ruff, probably from Middle English roufe scab, from Old Norse hrūfa]
ˈdandruffy adj

dan•druff

(ˈdæn drəf)

n.
a seborrheic scurf that forms on the scalp and comes off in small scales.
[1535–45; orig. uncertain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dandruff - a condition in which white scales of dead skin are shed by the scalpdandruff - a condition in which white scales of dead skin are shed by the scalp
pityriasis - any of several skin disorders characterized by shedding dry flakes of skin
2.dandruff - loose scales shed from the scalp; "I could see the dandruff on her shoulders"
exfoliation, scurf, scale - a thin flake of dead epidermis shed from the surface of the skin
Translations
قِشْرَةُ الرَّأْسهِبْرِيَّه، قِشْرَةُ الرَّأس
lupy
skæl
hilse
perut
flasa
ふけ
비듬
pleiskana
blaugznas
rooshoofdroos
mjäll
รังแค
gàu bám da đầu

dandruff

[ˈdændrəf]
A. Ncaspa f
B. CPD dandruff shampoo Nchampú m anticaspa

dandruff

[ˈdændrʌf] npellicules fpl dandruff shampoodandruff shampoo nshampooing m antipelliculaire

dandruff

nSchuppen pl

dandruff

[ˈdændrəf] nforfora

dandruff

(ˈdӕndraf) noun
dead skin under the hair which falls off in small pieces.

dandruff

قِشْرَةُ الرَّأْس lupy skæl Schuppen πιτυρίδα caspa hilse pellicules perut forfora ふけ 비듬 roos flass łupież caspa перхоть mjäll รังแค kepek gàu bám da đầu 头皮屑

dan·druff

n. caspa.

dandruff

n caspa (de los humanos)
References in classic literature ?
I wish her dandruff had got up when I mentioned only $50,000.
dandruff = dander--but while "dander" can mean dandruff as well as temper, the reverse is not true}
I'm going to start a sauerkraut factory and combined dandruff remedy.
He was stoop-shouldered, and Saxon noted the dandruff on the collar of his coat,
Regular massaging can help reduce dandruff in your scalp as a dry scalp is the main cause of chronic dandruff.
NHS England is to hold a public consultation on proposals to rein in prescriptions for products like dandruff shampoo and drops for tired eyes.
It anticipates tingling and dandruff development in the hair and scalp.
Julie Anne San Jose is the face of Cream Silk's Dandruff Free variant with an all new and improved formulation.
Even better, a clear identification of the implications of having dandruff and the world the dandruff victim lives in.
Unilever's Dove Hair brand has introduced Dove DermaCare Scalp Series, which the company says addresses the needs of women who have traditionally had to sacrifice the health of their hair in order to fight dandruff.
One more stubborn problem through which people suffer is dandruff which happens when scalp loses moisture.
Speaking to the media, Maheen Hassan, brand manager, Head and shoulders Pakistan said, Head and Shoulders was created with the vision of helping consumers fight dandruff effectively and inspire confidence in them.