Glossary of Terms
Vertical Banded Gastroplasty
Bariatric surgery that involves construction of a small pouch in the stomach, emptying through a narrow opening into the stomach and duodenum.
Masculine appearance of a woman due to a high excess of male hormones, with voice pitch deeper, musculature prominent, significant male pattern hair loss, significant reduction in breast size, and excessive facial and body hair. Adrenal or ovarian testosterone-secreting tumors or other rare types of androgen disorders can cause this condition. It is not common for a woman with PCOS to be virilized.
Pertaining to the internal organs.
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