Auto Immune - (au-to-im-mune)
A state in which the immune system of the body mistakenly attacks the body’s own cells Biopsy - (bi-op-sy)
The removal of a small sample of tissue from a living body for examination and diagnostic purposes Chemotherapy - (che-mo-ther-a-py )
The use of chemical agents to treat or control disease (especially cancer) Genetic - (ge-net-ic)
Occurring amongst members of a family - usually by heredity; related to genes Hair Follicles - (Hair-Fa-lekels)
Tubular cavities in outermost layer of skin from which the hair shafts grow Immune system - (im-mune system)
The body system, made up of many organs and cells, which defends the body against infection, disease and foreign substances Relapse - (re-lapse )
Deterioration in health; the return of signs and symptoms of a disease after a patient has been in remission for some time Remission - (re-mis-sion )
Symptom-free period during the course of a disease
Alopecia Areata