Definition of hirsutism in English:

hirsutism

Line breaks: hir¦sut|ism
Pronunciation: /ˈhəːsjuːtɪz(ə)m
 
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noun

[mass noun] Medicine
Abnormal growth of hair on a woman’s face and body.
More example sentences
  • If a woman has irregular menses, abrupt hair loss, hirsutism, or acne recurrence, an endocrine evaluation is appropriate.
  • Simultaneously, she was developing hirsutism, excessive growth of body hair.
  • Obesity, acne, hirsutism, and acanthosis nigricans may be signs of polycystic ovary syndrome or diabetes mellitus.

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