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hirsute

 [her´so̳t]
shaggy; hairy.

hir·sute

(hĭr-sūt'),
Relating to or characterized by hirsutism.
[L. hirsutus, shaggy]

hirsute

(hûr′so͞ot′, hîr′-, hər-so͞ot′)
adj.
1. Covered with hair; hairy.
2. Biology Covered with stiff or coarse hairs.

hir′sute′ness n.

hir·sute

(hir-sūt')
Relating to or characterized by hirsutism.
[L. hirsutus, shaggy]

hirsute

covered with long hair.

hirsute

shaggy; hairy.
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Thus, even hirsuteness of body parts that were socio-culturally coded as the prerogative of men could be suggestive not only of physiological deviancy in terms of the gender/sex boundary, but also biological deviancy in terms of the species boundary, a potential for total ontological chaos.
At first this desire emanates from his long-standing desire for hair, having grown up hairless among an ape tribe in which hirsuteness is the standard of beauty.
Historically, hirsuteness has been seen as a symbol of masculinity and strength, whereas baldness signifies deterioration and senility (Cooper, 1981; Guthrie, 1977).