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feminism

 [fem´ĭ-nizm]
old term for feminization (def. 2).
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feminism

[L. femininus]
1. The development of female secondary sexual characteristics in a man.
2. A political philosophy whose aim is to advance the standing of women in society.
See: gynecomastia
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