[hur-soo-tiz-uh m, hur-soo-tiz-]
- excessive hairiness, especially in women.
Origin of hirsutism
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Word Origin and History for hirsutism
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(hûr′sōō-tĭz′əm, hîr′-, hər-sōō′-)
- The presence of excessive body and facial hair, especially in women.
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