one of those unnessasary words which come in handy if you run out of real illnesses.
the medical term for the balding of the head
I'm sorry mother, we can't come to the family barbique, Jacks alopecia is very bad right now.
An auto immune disorder in which the white blood cells are mentally damaged and attack one's hair.
Treatments include injecting cortical steriods into one's head, putting said steriods on skin in the form of a cream, and cursing one's blood cells for being so stupid.
Doctor: You have alopecia
Patient: You idiots!