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  • adj. Having body hairs which have grown in a concentrated area on the skin and formed a cyst or abscess.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Noting a bunch of hair arranged in the shape of a nest: as, a pilonidal cyst or sinus, that is, a dermoid cyst or sinus containing hair arranged in the form of a wad.

Etymologies

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From Latin pilus ("hair") and nidus ("nest")

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