aromatize

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aro·ma·tize

(ă-rō'mă-tīz)
To convert a nonaromatic compound to an aromatic compound.
Synonym(s): aromatise.
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It should be noted one reason that the application of testosterone creams does not always promote belly fat loss in aging men is that the testosterone converts (or aromatizes) to estrogen, ergo the need for aromatase-inhibiting drugs or nutrients, in addition to follow-up blood tests to measure blood levels of these hormones and PSA.