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1. That part of the integument of the head which is usually covered with hair. By the bare scalp of robin Hodd's fat friar, This fellow were a king for our wild faction! (Shak)

2. A part of the skin of the head, with the hair attached, cut or torn off from an enemy by the indian warriors of North America, as a token of victory.

3. The top; the summit. Scalp lock, a long tuft of hair left on the crown of the head by the warriors of some tribes of American indians.

Origin: Perhaps akin to D. Schelp shell. Cf. Scallop.

1. To deprive of the scalp; to cut or tear the scalp from the head of.

2. (Science: surgery) To remove the skin of. We must scalp the whole lid [of the eye] (J. S. Wells)

3. To brush the hairs of fuzz from, as wheat grains, in the process of high milling.

Origin: Scalped; Scalping.

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PLANARIAN help please :)

... a new center to help posterior piece concerning 1/3 connected with it's system time-span along with discard the top this pursue... or stop it's scalp in the throat and then originating in this pursue create a midline slice on the throat yet making a brief hooking up location.

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by JamesJX
Fri Feb 20, 2015 7:42 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: PLANARIAN help please :)
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Re: Human Collembola Infestations

... scabies. The bites were horrible, I could actually feel this thing drilling into my skin to get underneath it. I got the bites in my nose, on my scalp, all over my legs and arms, in my torslo etc. When I went home, I dumped everything I was wearing into a large plastic bag and threw it straight ...

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by sammygirl
Thu Feb 05, 2015 2:16 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Collembola Infestations
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Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki

... partial changes. there is a old age gynecomastia in males , behavior changes in both males and female, breast regression , pms,hair loss on scalp , hirsuitism , vulval fusion in female. Though medical intervention at earlier stage has changed the pattern to a considerable level.

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by surgeongirl
Tue Sep 03, 2013 3:22 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki
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Human hair

... disturbed. Head hair isn't even wired in the same way - tug an arm hair, then a head hair. The sensitivity and localization is much less on the scalp than the arm. And try looking around that site - it's just random anonymous uploaders, no reason to expect any kind of reliability. Not to mention ...

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by Darby
Thu May 24, 2012 3:12 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Human hair
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Views: 3305

UV Reflective Staining

... of fungal and bacterial issues, as linked here: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003386.htm Which can include infections of the scalp, and therefore, hair. Tetracycline is also referenced as being UV reflective here: http://www.keratin.com/ab/ab016.shtml However, this only confirms ...

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by JoshuaFlynn
Thu Mar 15, 2012 10:31 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: UV Reflective Staining
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