dandruff dandruff  /ˈdænd rəf/


  1. (n) a condition in which white scales of dead skin are shed by the scalp
  2. (n) loose scales shed from the scalp


  1. NEWS Procter Gamble, maker of Head Shoulders, announced last month that it had figured out what really causes dandruff.
  2. His list of peanut products includes milk, butter, cheese, coffee, pickles, shaving lotion, breakfast food, flour, soap, ink, cosmetics, a dandruff remedy.
  3. The unmasculine also had much less dandruff than normal men.


  • Health Tip: Dealing With Dandruff

    Title: Health Tip: Dealing With Dandruff Category: Health News Created: 6/25/2013 8:35:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 6/25/2013 12:00:00 AM
    on June 26, 2013     Source: MedicineNet.com

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  1. "As long as we put the crew and the valuable cargo up above wherever the fuel tanks are, we don't care what they shed. They can have dandruff all day long," Mike Griffin, the head of Nasa, told reporters last week.
    on Aug 2, 2005 By: Michael Griffin Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. Other missions are the so-called "war on terrorism" which famed author Gore Vidal says is "idiotic......slogans......lies (and as nonsensical as) a war against dandruff," irregular or asymmetric warfare (against non-state enemies), and what...
    on Sep 16, 2006 By: Gore Vidal Source: Center for Research on Globalization

  3. "In that case," Lennon said, "mine's the only wig with real dandruff."
    on Dec 14, 2009 By: John Lennon Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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