androgenetic alopecia(redirected from Female pattern baldness)
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androgenetic alopecia[‚an·drə·jə¦ned·ik ‚al·ə′pē·shə]
The most common cause of hair loss, characterized by gradual progression, with miniaturization of genetically programmed hair follicles.
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