male-pattern baldness
noun Date: 1966 typical hereditary baldness in the male characterized by loss of hair on the crown and temples

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • male-pattern baldness — [māl′pat΄ərn] n. inherited baldness characterized by the gradual loss of hair from the front or top of the head: see also ALOPECIA: often written male pattern baldness * * * …   Universalium

  • male-pattern baldness — [māl′pat΄ərn] n. inherited baldness characterized by the gradual loss of hair from the front or top of the head: see also ALOPECIA: often written male pattern baldness …   English World dictionary

  • male-pattern baldness — n androgenetic alopecia in the male characterized by loss of hair on the crown and temples …   Medical dictionary

  • male pattern baldness — noun loss of hair on the crown of the head • Syn: ↑male patterned baldness • Hypernyms: ↑baldness, ↑phalacrosis …   Useful english dictionary

  • male pattern baldness — the male pattern of androgenetic alopecia; see under alopecia …   Medical dictionary

  • male-pattern baldness — ˈ ̷ ̷ ˈ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ noun : typical hereditary baldness in the male characterized by loss of hair on the crown and temples …   Useful english dictionary

  • male pattern baldness — noun a progressive loss of hair from the scalp in men caused by the presence of testosterone …   Wiktionary

  • male-patterned baldness — noun loss of hair on the crown of the head • Syn: ↑male pattern baldness • Hypernyms: ↑baldness, ↑phalacrosis …   Useful english dictionary

  • pattern baldness — noun A gradual loss of hair, common in humans, especially males. Syn: androgenic alopecia See Also: male pattern baldness …   Wiktionary

  • Baldness — Bald redirects here. For other uses, see Bald (disambiguation). Alopecia Classification and external resources Man displaying male pattern baldness ICD 10 L …   Wikipedia

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