Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A falling off, as of the hair or the bark of a tree, from disease.
“(_defluvium capillorum_), following systemic diseases, such as the various fevers, and syphilis; or as a result of a long-continued seborrh [oe] a or seborrh [oe] ic eczema (_alopecia furfuracea_).”
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