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Hair Follice

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Epidermal tissue that is found at the root of a hair. Erector muscles are capable of manipulating the positioning of the hair and the body uses this capability in temperature homeostasis. The contents of destroyed cells can be secreted by the sebaceous glands to provide an oil like substance giving hair waterproof properties.