pogoniasis


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pogoniasis

 [po″go-ni´ah-sis]
excessive growth of the beard, or growth of a beard on a woman.
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po·go·ni·a·sis

(pō'gō-nī'ă-sis),
A rarely used term for the growth of a beard on a woman, or excessive hairiness of the face in men.
See also: hirsutism.
[G. pōgōn, beard, + -iasis, condition]
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pogoniasis

(pō″gō-nī′ă-sĭs) [Gr. pogon, beard, + -iasis, disorder]
1. Excessive growth of the beard.
2. Growth of a beard in a woman.
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