alopecia areata

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Noun1.alopecia areata - patchy baldnessalopecia areata - patchy baldness      
alopecia - loss of hair (especially on the head) or loss of wool or feathers; in humans it can result from heredity or hormonal imbalance or certain diseases or drugs and treatments (chemotherapy for cancer)
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The lesion is usually a round or oval patch of alopecia and may be solitary (alopecia areata monolocularis) or numerous (alopecia areata multilocularis).