Alopecia hereditaria

alopecia hereditaria

alopecia hereditaria alopecia he·red·i·tar·i·a (hə-rěd’ĭ-târ’ē-ə)
A hereditary condition in which hair loss usually occurs because of androgen stimulation. Also called male pattern alopecia, patterned alopecia.


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