hirsutism

[ hur-soo-tiz-uh m, hur-soo-tiz- ]
/ ˈhɜr suˌtɪz əm, hɜrˈsu tɪz- /

noun Medicine/Medical.

excessive hairiness, especially in women.

Origin of hirsutism

First recorded in 1925–30; hirsute + -ism
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Medicine definitions for hirsutism

hirsutism

[ hûrsōō-tĭz′əm, hîr-, hər-sōō- ]

n.

The presence of excessive body and facial hair, especially in women.

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