masculinisation


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masculinisation

Endocrinology
Virilisation, see there.
 
Psychology
The developmental differentiation and/or assimilation of masculine features and characteristics.
 
Sports medicine
Acquisition of secondary male characteristics in female body builders who use anabolic steroids, such as clitoral enlargement, deepening of voice and facial hair growth.
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De plus, ces resultats different significativement des resultats obtenus dans la population generale, et representent ainsi une possible inversion du dimorphisme sexuel normal, suggerant une << feminisation >> des hommes et une << masculinisation >> des femmes schizophrenes, au moins au niveau neuro-anatomique fonctionnel.
Parent, Monique, 1994, " Feminisation et masculinisation des titres de professions au Quebec ".
Astucieusement, en complement de cette liste de noms feminises, est jointe une [much less than]proposition de masculinisation des termes feminins[much greater than]: a [much less than]la bonne[much greater than] correspond [much less than]un domestique[much greater than] a [much less than]la sage-femme[much greater than], [much less than]un maieuticien[much greater than] Malgre l'intention d'equivalence semantique, on conviendra que ces termes sont pourvus de connotations differentes.
The report suggests that as the feminisation of the workplace grows there may be "a simultaneous masculinisation of the home".
Masculinisation of the state is a practical reality as well as an implication in basic structures.
The puppy, the first documented case anywhere in the world of a French bulldog with this alteration, had a low level of masculinisation, since the vulva was normal despite the size of the clitoris.