[hur-soo-tiz-uh m, hur-soo-tiz-] /ˈhɜr suˌtɪz əm, hɜrˈsu tɪz-/

noun, Medicine/Medical.
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.


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