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English definition of “PCOS”


noun [U] uk   /ˌpiː.siː.əʊˈes/ us    // specialized
abbreviation for polycystic ovary syndrome: a condition in which there are many cysts (= small growths filled with liquid) on the ovaries, associated with having high levels of male hormonesDiseases of the reproductive system
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