hirsutism
noun Date: 1927 excessive growth of hair of normal or abnormal distribution

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  • hirsutism — HIRSUTÍSM s.n. Creştere anormală de păr pe faţă, pe corp şi pe membre, în special la femei, datorită unor tulburări endocrine; hipertricoză. – Din fr. hirsutisme. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  HIRSUTÍSM s. (med.) hipertricoză.… …   Dicționar Român

  • hirsutism — 1927, from HIRSUTE (Cf. hirsute) + ISM (Cf. ism) …   Etymology dictionary

  • hirsutism — [hʉr′so͞ot iz΄əm, hər so͞ot′iz΄əm] n. a heavy, esp. abnormal, growth of hair …   English World dictionary

  • Hirsutism — Infobox Disease Name = Hirsutism Caption = DiseasesDB = 20309 ICD10 = L68.0 ICD9 = 704.1 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = 003148 eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 1017 eMedicine mult = eMedicine2|derm|472 MeshID = Hirsutism (from Latin hirsutus =… …   Wikipedia

  • Hirsutism — Having an overabundance of hair. A person with hirsutism is said to be hirsute (pronounced hir suit). Hirsutism is the Roman way of saying hairy. It comes from the Latin hirsutus meaning bristly or rude. * * * Presence of excessive bodily and… …   Medical dictionary

  • hirsutism — /herr sooh tiz euhm, herr sooh tiz /, n. Med. excessive hairiness, esp. in women. [1925 30; HIRSUTE + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • hirsutism — noun excessive and increased hair growth in women in locations where the occurrence of terminal hair normally is minimal or absent …   Wiktionary

  • hirsutism — n. excessive hairiness (disease) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hirsutism — [ hə:sju:tɪz(ə)m] noun Medicine abnormal growth of hair on a woman s face and body …   English new terms dictionary

  • hirsutism — hir·sut·ism …   English syllables

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