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hypertrichosis

[ hahy-per-tri-koh-sis ]
/ ˌhaɪ pər trɪˈkoʊ sɪs /
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noun
excessive growth of hair.
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Origin of hypertrichosis

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Medical definitions for hypertrichosis

hypertrichosis
[ hī′pər-trĭ-kōsĭs ]

n.
Growth of hair in excess of the normal.
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