baldness vs phalacrosis what difference

what is difference between baldness and phalacrosis

English

Etymology

bald +‎ -ness

Noun

baldness (countable and uncountable, plural baldnesses)

  1. The condition or state of being (or becoming) bald.
    My baldness was the result of radiotherapy.
    the baldness of an assertion

Synonyms

  • (baldness in humans): alopecia (medical term)
  • hairlessness
  • calvities
  • calvity

Derived terms

  • female pattern baldness (FPB)
  • male pattern baldness (MPB)

Translations

See also

  • female-pattern hair loss (FPHL)
  • male-pattern hair loss (MPHL)
  • hair loss
  • Wikipedia article on baldness

Anagrams

  • bandless


English

Noun

phalacrosis

  1. Baldness.

References

  • Phalacrosis, in The Practitioner’s Medical Dictionary, Second Edition, by George Milbry Gould, R.J.E. Scott, Blakiston’s son & Co., 1910.
  • Contextual Vocabulary Acquisition: “acapnotic” & “phalacrosis” by William J. Rapaport, 2004.

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