depilation

Definitions of depilation
1

n the act of removing hair (as from an animal skin)

Synonyms:
epilation
Types:
shave, shaving
the act of removing hair with a razor
electrolysis
removing superfluous or unwanted hair by passing an electric current through the hair root
tonsure
shaving the crown of the head by priests or members of a monastic order
Type of:
cleaning, cleansing, cleanup
the act of making something clean

n the condition of being void of hair

Synonyms:
hairlessness
Types:
baldness, phalacrosis
the condition of having no hair on the top of the head
alopecia
loss of hair (especially on the head) or loss of wool or feathers; in humans it can result from heredity or hormonal imbalance or certain diseases or drugs and treatments (chemotherapy for cancer)
male pattern baldness, male-patterned baldness
loss of hair on the crown of the head
Type of:
condition, status
a state at a particular time

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