Root of the hair
|This article does not cite any references (sources). (July 2014)|
||It has been suggested that this article be merged with Hair. (Discuss) Proposed since July 2014.|
|Root of the hair|
The root of the hair ends in an enlargement, the hair bulb, which is whiter in color and softer in texture than the shaft, and is lodged in a follicular involution of the epidermis called the hair follicle. Bulb of hair layers consist of fibrous connective tissue, external root sheath, internal root sheath composed of epithelium stratum (Henle's layer) and granular stratum (Huxley's layer), cuticle, cortex and medulla of hair.
|This anatomy article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|