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A thin patch containing another coil is then stuck to the outside of the scalp above the relay coil.

Sunbeam The Sunbeam Heating Pad for Neck & Shoulder features an extra-tall, adjustable collar to cover the entire back of the neck and into the scalp.

The pandemic also brought a spike in hair shedding, because the body sometimes responds to stress by shunting resources away from our scalps, explains Marmon.

The young barber finally gave in and shaved O’Connor’s head down to the scalp, still protesting that this transgressive act was “not right.”

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As the patient trained to adapt to his new hybrid eyes and the goggles, the team also measured his visual cortex’s activity using EEG— electroencephalography, a swimming-cap-like system that captures the brain’s electrical signals through the scalp.

On average, humans lose between 50-150 scalp hairs each day.

Al Pacino comes dressed in black and gray, wearing multiple bracelets and an unkempt tuft of hair poking up from his scalp.

You see people in war paint or doing the tomahawk chop and saying, “Scalp him.”

Shivering, she sat up in bed and ran a hand across her scalp.

Feel your scalp tingle as my voice gently surprises you from behind.

And a rampant ache in my head, seconded by a medium-sized gash in the scalp, didn't make for an access of optimism at that moment.

He had not only been shot through the arm, the arm he had stretched forth to seize the flag, but had also received a scalp wound.

She was working on a chunk of marble and she had the forehead and general scalp contours almost completed.

It produces yellowish crusts about the hairs of the scalp and other parts of the body, and it destroys the hair.

It is one of the most difficult of the scalp-diseases to cure; months and sometimes years are required to get rid of it.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scalp, such as: fleece, overcharge, and make someone pay through the nose.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.