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Definitions

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  • n. 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.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An abnormally large development of hair either locally or generally over the body.

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Examples

  • Kriota dealt with the overthrow of the human population, viral vampirism, genetic engineering, hypertrichosis aka Wolfman disease and more!

    Kevin Geeks Out About Visions of the Future: Show Recap

  • 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.

    SAJAforum

  • 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.

    ShoutWire.com

  • Occasionally a patient will get paradoxical hypertrichosis, which is more hair growth after laser treatment.2 I’ve seen people who’ve had up to thirty sessions and felt that they were actually growing more hair.

    Simple Skin Beauty

  • It’s about a nine-year-old girl who has hypertrichosis, which is a hereditary disorder in which hair grows all over one’s body and face; my character, Lizzie, looks like a junior werewolf.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » INTERVIEW: Audrey Niffenegger

  • Occasionally a patient will get paradoxical hypertrichosis, which is more hair growth after laser treatment. I’ve seen people who’ve had up to thirty sessions and felt that they were actually growing more hair.

    Simple Skin Beauty

  • I once wrote a screenplay about a teenage girl with hypertrichosis (an excess of body hair) who performs in a human rarities show under the name Wolf Girl.

    On ideas, inspiration, and the origins of The Girls by Lori Lansens

  • On the unromantic side, ABC news has reported that werewolves could be stories about hypertrichosis, a genetic condition that causes humans to have an excessive amount of hair all over their bodies.

    Jane Minogue: A Full Moon, Werewolves, and Betrayed Love

  • Two episodes of the show have featured murders committed by relatives — a father and a brother — to stop young women from marrying genetic “freaks,” the dwarf and a man with congenital hypertrichosis, or “werewolf syndrome,” which causes thick hair to grow everywhere on his body.

    Beautiful Minds

  • Jo-Jo the Dog Faced Boy and Lionel the Lion Faced Man, were certainly hairy enough, examples hypertrichosis.

    Archive 2009-07-01

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