[hur-soo-tiz-uh m, hur-soo-tiz-] /ˈhɜr suˌtɪz əm, hɜrˈsu tɪz-/
excessive hairiness, especially in women.
1927, from hirsute + -ism.
hirsutism hir·sut·ism (hûr’sōō-tĭz’əm, hēr’-, hər-sōō’-)
The presence of excessive body and facial hair, especially in women.
/hɜːst/ noun 1. Damien. born 1965, British artist, noted esp for his works featuring dead animals preserved in tanks of formaldehyde, and for his 2007 sculpture, For the Love of God, a human skull encrusted with flawless diamonds
[hur-soot, hur-soot] /ˈhɜr sut, hɜrˈsut/ adjective 1. hairy; shaggy. 2. Botany, Zoology. covered with long, rather stiff hairs. 3. of, relating to, or characteristic of hair. /ˈhɜːsjuːt/ adjective 1. covered with hair 2. (of plants or their parts) covered with long but not stiff hairs 3. (of a person) having long, thick, or untrimmed hair […]
- Hirschowitz syndrome
Hirschowitz syndrome Hirsch·o·witz syndrome (hûr’shə-wĭts’) n. A dermatological syndrome in which acanthosis nigricans occurs in association with hypovitaminosis; it responds well to topical applications of retinoic acid.
[hi-stol-uh-sis] /hɪˈstɒl ə sɪs/ noun 1. disintegration or dissolution of organic tissues. /hɪˈstɒlɪsɪs/ noun 1. the disintegration of organic tissues histolysis his·tol·y·sis (hĭ-stŏl’ĭ-sĭs) n. The breakdown and disintegration of tissue. his’to·lyt’ic (hĭs’tə-lĭt’ĭk) adj.