Definition of hirsutism in English:


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


[mass noun] Medicine
  • Abnormal growth of hair on a woman’s face and body.
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    • 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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