male pat-tern baldness

male pattern baldness

noun
a pattern of hair loss in males, dependent on the presence of the androgenic hormone testoterone, in which the scalp hair eventually covers only the back of the head and temples.
Also called androgenetic alopecia.
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male pattern baldness

noun
loss of hair on the crown of the head [syn: male-patterned baldness
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