How to Pronounce POOS?

Correct pronunciation for the word "POOS" is [pˈuːz], [pˈuːz], [p_ˈuː_z].

"POOS" in context

POOS, or Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, is a common hormonal disorder of the female reproductive system. It is estimated that up to 10-20 percent of women of child-bearing age may be affected by PCOS. Symptoms of PCOS may include irregular menstrual cycles, excess androgen levels, small cysts on the ovaries and high blood pressure, among others. PCOS can interfere with ovulation, leading to infertility and irregular ovulation cycles. It has been linked to higher risks of developing diabetes, heart disease, and endometrial cancer.

Usage over time for POOS:

This graph shows how "POOS" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

8 words made out of letters POOS

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