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hairiness

see hirsutism.
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For this reason, if the fuzz length caused by protruding fibers increases, hairiness index will also be increased and if the length of ringing fuzzes is considered, the number of hairiness index will also be reduced.
Other physicians likewise stressed the severity of women's experience of hairiness as a way to alleviate the professional stigma of electric needle practice.
We know that in 1595 Gonsalus's son Arrigo, who shared his striking hairiness, was given as a gift from Ranuccio Farnese of Parma, Italy, to his brother, Cardinal Edoardo Farnese (see painting by Agostino Carracci, "Hairy Arrigo, Fool Pietro and Dwarf Amon," another tribute to monsters) (Hertel, 2001, p.
A typical example--I swear that I am not making it up--is "Feigenbaum-Coullet-Tresser Universality and Milnor's Hairiness Conjecture" (Lyubich 1999).
If we want to insult a horse that looks a mess in the paddock, we'll compare it to a hairy goat, even though hairiness in a goat is surely no bad thing.
Gould remarks: "If temperatures are dropping and a hairier coat would aid survival, genetic variation for greater hairiness does not begin to arise with increased frequency.
And in rare cases, they claim Prozac can cause sores and blisters on the skin, speech impediment, paralysis, coma, insanity, Parkinson's disease, thoughts of suicide, stroke, incontinence, gout, bleeding from eye, abnormal hairiness, abortion, partial blindness and deafness.
But there is only a difference in the degree of hairiness between the man with one hair and the man with ten thousand hairs, and we have seen that there is an important difference between them, for one is bald and the other is not.
not bounded fully in the yarn structure) particularly longer fibers, causing hairiness, also the short fibers which are not part of the body contribute to the 'fly lint' waste.
Let us bracket for a moment the struggle, the contrast between ruddy hairiness and pale smoothness, and the grasping of the heel, while understanding that Esau grew to be a "natural man," a man of the field and the hunt, an "elder" or more primitive image of humankind, while Jacob grew to be a "smooth" civilized man, a logo-centric man of the tent, or the polis, a "younger" or more evolved human.
Onuphrius (also spelled Honuphrius or Anglicized to Humphrey) melds into Earwicker himself--and into the Egyptian god Osiris--within a complex matrix that involves bodily hairiness, burial and resurrection, and Joyce's recondite knowledge of various saints' lives.
There are other unwelcome side effects, including increased hairiness and acne.