Definition of hirsutism in English:



mass nounMedicine
  • Abnormal growth of hair on a woman's face and body.

    • ‘Combined medical interventions may be the most effective treatment approach to hirsutism.’
    • ‘Obesity, acne, hirsutism, and acanthosis nigricans may be signs of polycystic ovary syndrome or diabetes mellitus.’
    • ‘If a woman has irregular menses, abrupt hair loss, hirsutism, or acne recurrence, an endocrine evaluation is appropriate.’
    • ‘Furthermore, chronic use can lead to hirsutism and gum hypertrophy.’
    • ‘Simultaneously, she was developing hirsutism, excessive growth of body hair.’