male pattern baldness definition

  • noun:
    • A progressive, diffuse loss in head tresses in males that starts in 20s or very early thirties, is dependent upon the existence of the androgenic hormone testosterone, and it is caused by a mixture of hereditary and hormonal elements. Also known as androgenetic alopecia.
    • a progressive loss in tresses from scalp in males brought on by the current presence of testosterone
    • lack of hair on the crown associated with the mind

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