What does alopecia mean?

What does alopecia mean?

What does alopecia mean? alopecia. Noun 1. Baldness. 2. (pathology) ; Deficiency of the hair, which may be caused by failure to grow or loss after growth. 3. (medicine) ; Loss of hair (especially on the head) ; or loss of wool or feathers, which either happens naturally or is caused by disease.