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  • noun

Synonyms for bulb

tuber

Synonyms for bulb

a modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure

electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity

a rounded part of a cylindrical instrument (usually at one end)

anything with a round shape resembling a teardrop

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a rounded dilation or expansion in a canal or vessel or organ

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Answer: As we age, less melanin is produced in the hair bulb, so gray hair has very little melanin and white hair has none.
The color comes from a pigment called melanin (mel-a-nin) which is produced by special cells in the hair bulb.
Increase density -- Grapeseed procyanidols and cananga essential oil, a PATENTED botanical complex, helps protect the tissue surrounding the hair bulb and improves intercellular exchanges for denser, stronger growth.
Hair bulbs have been suggested as a reservoir for beta-HPVs (15), and this may also be true for MCPyV.
Hair loss affects over 40% of males and 10% of females and this announcement will be welcome news for those who are looking for a way to not only stop hair loss, but regrow hair in failing hair bulbs.
The cells in the skin's dermal layer, where hair bulbs lie buried, sometimes become cancerous.
It works by removing hydrogen peroxide from cells and hair bulbs, restoring one's natural hair colour.