polycystic ovarian syndrome
noun see polycystic ovary syndrome

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Polycystic ovarian (PCO) disease — Polycystic ovarian (PCO) disease, also known by the name Stein Leventhal syndrome, is a hormonal problem that causes women to have a variety of signs and symptoms including: {{}}Irregular or no periods Acne Obesity, and Excess hair growth. All… …   Medical dictionary

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