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
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