androgenize

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androgenize

(ăn-drŏj′ə-nīz′)
tr.v. androge·nized, androge·nizing, androge·nizes
To treat with male hormones, usually in large doses.

an·drog′e·ni·za′tion (-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
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The hepatoprotective and hypolipidemic effect of flower pollen lipid extract in androgenized rats.
For instance, findings of "masculinized" behavior such as increased play with "boyish" toys in girls exposed to high prenatal levels of male hormones (androgens) are ambiguous: Androgenized girls don't show elevated levels of physical aggression or rough-and-tumble play.
Perhaps most telling of all, the distinctively female tendencies are muted, and the distinctively male tendencies more pronounced, in fetally androgenized girls (Hutt 1975, 73-75; Money and Ehrhardt 1972, 98-105).