demasculinizing

de·mas·cu·lin·iz·ing

(dē-mas'kyū-lin-īz'ing),
Depriving of male characteristics or inhibiting development of such characteristics.
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Nurys Silva goes on to say that supporters employ these symbolic forms of aggression as a means of demasculinizing adversaries (17).
This type of mechanism may act in vivo and contribute to some of the antiandrogenic demasculinizing effects observed here with the low-dose mixture, with a magnitude similar to that found for high-dose vinclozolin (the effects found with both exposure modalities, G1 + V1 and V30 were not significantly different for most of the end points studied).
Lab studies by Tyrone Hayes of the University of California, Berkeley show that the types of gross demasculinizing changes reported in the new study would make animals sterile.
In lab studies by Tyrone Hayes of the University of California, Berkeley, the types of gross demasculinizing changes reported in the new study would make animals sterile, Hayes says.
Three preferred a female interviewer and expressed their reluctance to discuss male body image issues with another male, as it would be viewed as demasculinizing and potentially embarrassing.
The actual work of the poems in their demasculinizing of male characters and caricaturing of heterosexual desires, in the voicing of need, weakness, and contingency, boldly counters patriarchal posturings of expertise" (98).
Our sample size for this study was much greater than our previous research, which may explain why these relationships were not seen in the earlier study, p,p'-DDE has also been shown to have demasculinizing effects in the guppy (Poecilia reticulata) (Baatrup and Junge 2001; Bayley et al.
In a report scheduled for publication TOXICOLOGY SCIENCES, Gray finds that the demasculinizing toxicity of phthalates depends on their molecular shape
Low-dose effects of demasculinizing and feminizing environmental endocrine disruptors on male development have been of particular concern (Akingbemi and Hardy 2001).
DDT can even tinker with the reproductive maturation of wildlife--for instance, demasculinizing alligators (SN: 1/8/94, p.
Because boys typically develop better spatial abilities than girls (25,26), these results were interpreted as demasculinizing or feminizing effects caused by disturbances in steroid hormones by prenatal exposure to PCBs/PCDFs (11).
A partially demasculinizing (20-40%) decrease in adult CYP2C11-dependent 2-[alpha] and 16-[alpha].