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Catagen Phase
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 Related Terms
• Anagen Phase
• Telogen Phase
 
 
Definition: The catagen phase is a short transition stage that occurs at the end of the anagen phase. It signals the end of the active growth of a hair. This phase lasts for about 2-3 weeks while a club hair is formed.

Pronunciation: KAT-uh-jin

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