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hir·sut·ism

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

(ˈhɜːsjuːˌtɪzəm)
n
(Medicine) med the condition of being abnormally hairy
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hir•sut•ism

(ˈhɜr suˌtɪz əm, hɜrˈsu tɪz-)

n.
abnormal hairiness.
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hirsutism

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

hir·sut·ism

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

n hirsutismo
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PCOS may be associated with ovaries that have multiple cysts; hyperandrogenism (increased DHEA and/or testosterone); excessive facial or body hair (hirsuitism); acne; and weight gain.
Major proportion of infertile females presented with PCOS and hyperprolactinemia; followed by premature ovarian failure, hirsuitism and resistance ovarian syndrome, respectively (Figure 2).
Speaking about triggering signals she mentioned family history of diabetes mellitus, acne, hirsuitism, ultrasound cyst, irregular cysts is also one of the causes of PCOS.
Clinical manifestations of this condition would include maternal abdominal pain, excessive abdominal distension, abnormal liver functions, respiratory difficulties, and hirsuitism. In this case, patient presented with pain and hyperemesis.
Adverse effects "Applying steroids on skin can induce Rosacea (facial redness) and can also cause permanent thinning of skin, hypo pigmentation, hirsuitism (hair growth), make the skin look transparent and hence the blood vessels become more visible there.
(21) Hirsuitism and hypertrichosis occurs due to oestrogen.
Among 30 patients three had polycystic ovarian disease, all with increased serum insulin levels, only one patient had features of Hyperandrogenism (Hirsuitism and Clitromegaly) and one patient was non-obese.
Out of them 9 (28%) had hirsuitism and weight gain, 5 (15%) had severe dysmenorrhea and lower abdominal pain, while 7 (21%) had irregular menstrual cycle.
It produces symptoms in approximately5% to 10% in women of reproductive age (1245 years old) which are oligomenorrhea, amenorrhea, acne, hirsuitism and excessive weight gain.