Synonyms: hairy, shaggy

Sentence: It becomes more difficult to bear the heat when you are hirsute.

 

Under The Lens: Hirsutism

Hirsutism is growing of excessive hair in women in areas where they generally don’t have hair, like the face or chest. Hirsutism is a symptom and not a disease and may be a sign of more serious medical conditions, especially if it develops well after puberty.

Studies show that high levels of insulin may be a cause of hirsutism. This is consistent with the observation that obese women are more prone to become hirsute.

 

 

 

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