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Polycystic ovary syndrome

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Description of Polycystic ovary syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (medical condition): A disease of the ovaries in women that has various impacts on female hormones. As the name suggests, the ...more

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Polycystic ovary syndrome: clinical symptom complex characterized by presence of multiple cysts on the ovaries, oligomenorrhea or amenorrhea, anovulation and regularly associated with excessive amounts of body hair (hirsuitism), excessive body weight, infertility and insulin resistance.
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Polycystic ovary syndrome: clinical symptom complex characterized by presence of multiple cysts on the ovaries, oligomenorrhea or amenorrhea, anovulation and regularly associated with excessive amounts of body hair (hirsuitism), excessive body weight, infertility and insulin resistance.
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Polycystic ovary syndrome: A complex disorder characterized by infertility, HIRSUTISM; OBESITY; and various menstrual disturbances such as OLIGOMENORRHEA; AMENORRHEA; ANOVULATION. Polycystic ovary syndrome is usually associated with bilateral enlarged ovaries studded with atretic follicles, not with cysts. The term, polycystic ovary, is misleading.
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Polycystic ovary syndrome as a Disease

Polycystic ovary syndrome (medical condition): See Polycystic ovary syndrome (disease information).
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Polycystic ovary syndrome: Article Excerpts

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a syndrome in which the ovaries are enlarged and have several fluid-filled sacs or ... (Source: excerpt from Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS): NWHIC)

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The term Polycystic ovary syndrome can be used for:

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