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hypertrichosis

[hahy-per-tri-koh-sis]
noun
  1. excessive growth of hair.
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Origin of hypertrichosis

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  • Hypertrichosis is a term applied to excessive growth of hair, either as regards region, extent, age or sex.

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hypertrichosis in Medicine

hypertrichosis

(hī′pər-trĭ-kōsĭs)
n.
  1. Growth of hair in excess of the normal.
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