Refers to hair portion above the skin surface. But in common usage, often refers to any portion of the hair including that which is below the skin surface.
dead part of a hair that pokes out through the skin
That part of the hair that we see above the scalp.
Protrudes just above the skin and contains older skin cells that have died as well as pigment and protein keratin.
the part of the hair seen above the skin.
part of the hair projecting beyond the skin.
The portion of a hair that extends above the skin's surface.
The upper, free portion of a hair; as distinguished from the hair root.
the dead, yet visible, portion of a strand of hair.
The portion of the hair that projects beyond the skin.
The section of the hair that extends above the surface of the skin.
The term given to the part of the hair that is above the skin.
Visible part of each strand of hair. It is made up of an outer layer called the cuticle, an innermost layer called the medulla, and an in-between layer called the cortex. The cortex layer is where color changes are made by modern penetrating tints such as Miss Clairol.