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)
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He was stoop-shouldered, and Saxon noted the dandruff on the collar of his coat,
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It is also known as "walking dandruff mite" because you can see it moving about if you look closely.
The resulting product is called 'karna oil' and is thought to be a quality product for treating a wide array of hair related issues such as dandruff and unnecessary shedding.
A Dandruff is a common, but treatable, problem that may require some trial and error to solve.
If the skin is diseased, it can produce more cells than normal and those aren't shed normally-hence dandruff," says Dr.
To treat dandruff, it's important to keep hair clean all the time.
THE most annoying thing about dandruff is that no matter how much you wash your hair, those pesky flakes don't seem to disappear.