• As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:
    • (1) “Commissioner” means the commissioner of health and includes designees of the commissioner of health;

    • Terms Used In Tennessee Code 63-26-102

      • Commissioner: means the commissioner of health and includes designees of the commissioner of health. See Tennessee Code 63-26-102
      • Electrologist: means any person practicing electrolysis for the permanent removal of hair. See Tennessee Code 63-26-102
      • Electrology: means the art and practice relating to the removal of hair from the normal skin of the human body by application of an electric current to the hair papilla by means of a needle or needles so as to cause growth inactivity of the hair papilla and thus permanently remove the hair. See Tennessee Code 63-26-102
      • Electrolysis: means the process by which the hair is removed from the normal skin by the application of an electric current to the hair root by means of a needle or needles, whether the process employs direct electric current or short wave alternating electric current or combination of both, or by FDA approved laser beam process designated for permanent hair removal. See Tennessee Code 63-26-102
      • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • School: means an electrology school teaching the art of electrology. See Tennessee Code 63-26-102

      (2) “Electrologist” means any person practicing electrolysis for the permanent removal of hair;

    • (3) “Electrology” means the art and practice relating to the removal of hair from the normal skin of the human body by application of an electric current to the hair papilla by means of a needle or needles so as to cause growth inactivity of the hair papilla and thus permanently remove the hair;

    • (4) “Electrology instructor” means an electrologist who is licensed by the commissioner to practice and teach electrology;

    • (5) “Electrolysis” means the process by which the hair is removed from the normal skin by the application of an electric current to the hair root by means of a needle or needles, whether the process employs direct electric current or short wave alternating electric current or combination of both, or by FDA approved laser beam process designated for permanent hair removal; and

    • (6) “School” means an electrology school teaching the art of electrology.