male-pattern baldness

noun

Definition of male-pattern baldness 

: typical hereditary baldness in the male characterized by loss of hair on the crown and temples

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Then Bornstein ran out here and told the New York Times about Trump’s male-pattern baldness and he was cut off at the knees. Stephen A. Crockett Jr., The Root, "The Petty Reason Trump’s Ex-Doctor Is Snitching All of a Sudden," 2 May 2018 Even better, what if the findings prove more effective than the scant two drugs on the market for male-pattern baldness (aka androgenetic alopecia) and were less painful than hair transplant surgery? Erika Stalder, refinery29.com, "Scientists Just Made A Major Breakthrough For Curing Hair Loss," 9 May 2018 Last month, the president's physician revealed that Trump takes a drug to combat male-pattern baldness. Jessica Estepa, USA TODAY, "President Trump: 'I try like hell to hide that bald spot, folks'," 23 Feb. 2018 In addition to the cholesterol medicine, Mr. Trump takes small doses of aspirin for heart health and a small dose of Propecia, a medicine to treat male-pattern baldness. Michael D. Shear And Lawrence K. Altman, M.d., New York Times, "Doctor Declares Trump’s Health Excellent, With Perfect Score on Cognitive Test," 16 Jan. 2018 Trump takes Crestor for his cholesterol, a low-dose aspirin for heart attack prevention, Propecia to treat male-pattern baldness and antibiotics for rosacea. Time, "President Trump Gets 'Excellent Health' Report From White House Doctor," 13 Jan. 2018 Trump takes Crestor for his cholesterol, a low-dose aspirin for heart attack prevention, Propecia to treat male-pattern baldness and antibiotics for rosacea. The Washington Post, NOLA.com, "Republicans in immigrant-rich Florida scramble in wake of Trump's vulgar remark," 13 Jan. 2018

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male-pattern baldness

noun

Medical Definition of male-pattern baldness 

: typical hereditary baldness in the male characterized by loss of hair on the crown and temples : androgenetic alopecia in men

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