male-pattern baldness

noun
|Updated on: 18 May 2018

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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First Known Use of male-pattern baldness

1966

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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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