hirsutism


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hir·sut·ism

 (hûr′so͞o-tĭz′əm, hîr′-, hər-so͞o′-)
n.
Heavy growth of hair, often in abnormal distribution.

hirsutism

(ˈhɜːsjuːˌtɪzəm)
n
(Medicine) med the condition of being abnormally hairy

hir•sut•ism

(ˈhɜr suˌtɪz əm, hɜrˈsu tɪz-)

n.
abnormal hairiness.

hirsutism

1. a condition of shaggy hairiness.
2. Biology. the state of being covered “with long, stiff hairs. — hirsute, adj.
See also: Hair
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hirsutism - excessive hairiness
hairiness, pilosity - the quality of having hair
Translations
hirsutisme
Hirsutismus
irsutismo

hir·sut·ism

n. hirsutismo, desarrollo excesivo de pelo en áreas no comunes, esp. en la mujer.

hirsutism

n hirsutismo
References in periodicals archive ?
Leah Jorgensen, 33, has polycystic ovary syndrome, a hormonal disorder which can cause hirsutism - abnormal, male-pattern hair growth.
More reliable signs include hirsutism and acanthosis nigricans; 70%-80% of women with hirsutism have PCOS, and 53% of patients with PCOS have hirsutism, most commonly on the trunk.
s family history includes diabetes mellitus (maternal aunt, father), high blood pressure (father), cancer (maternal uncle, maternal grandmother), hirsutism (mother), and cardiovascular disease (maternal and paternal side).
hyperandrogenism manifested by the presence of either hirsutism or elevated hormone levels (including serum testosterone androstenedione and/or dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate)
Parameters studied were body mass index, recent weight gain, dysmenorrhoea, dyspareunia, hirsutism, galactorrhoea and serum prolactin.
2] It is characterized by amenorrhea, oligomenorrhea, anovulation, infertility, obesity, hirsutism, and acne.
6 Hirsutism following the menopause where there is a relative excess of male hormones as oestrogen levels fall.
Abnormalities that might signal health problems include menstruation that hasn't started within 3 years of breast budding, menstruation that hasn't started by age 14 with signs of hirsutism, menstruation that hasn't started by age 14 with a history or exam suggestive of excessive exercise or an eating disorder, and menses that are heavy and linked to a history of excessive bruising or bleeding.
Women suffering from PCOS exemplify a variety of clinical symptoms such as: menstrual disorders (53-66%), problems conceiving (42-73%), hirsutism (65%), obesity (35-38%); whereas about 20% of women do not experience any characteristic symptoms [1,2,5].
USPRwire, Sun Nov 22 2015] GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Hirsutism Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2015" provides an overview of Hirsutism clinical trials scenario.
Hirsutism is a medical term wherein a person has a lot of androgen hormones that result in excessive hair, usually in a male pattern.