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Definition of "hypertrichosis" [hypertrichosis]

  • A medical condition of excessive body hair, either affecting most of the torso and limbs, or localized to an area of skin. It may be mild or severe. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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  • "Kriota dealt with the overthrow of the human population, viral vampirism, genetic engineering, hypertrichosis aka Wolfman disease and more!"
  • "Pruthviraj Patil, 11, is said to be probably one of few dozens of people in the world affected by a genetic disorder known as hypertrichosis, causing a thick layer of hair to grow on every part of the body except palms and feet."
  • "Apparently around one in a billion people suffer from a rare genetic disorder known as hypertrichosis - or "werewolf syndrome" - which causes a thick coat of hair to grow over every inch of the person's body except their palms and feet."