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masculinize

 [mas´ku-lĭ-nīz]
to produce normal secondary sex characters in a male.
to produce male secondary sex characters in a female.

mas·cu·li·nize

(mas'kyū-li-nīz'),
To confer the qualities or characteristics peculiar to the male.

masculinize

(măs′kyə-lə-nīz′)
tr.v. masculin·ized, masculin·izing, masculin·izes
1. To cause to have qualities that are perceived as masculine: a work environment that is masculinized.
2. To cause (a female) to assume masculine characteristics, as through the influence of hormones.

mas′cu·lin·i·za′tion (-lə-nĭ-zā′shən) n.

mas·cu·li·nize

(mas'kyū-li-nīz)
To confer the qualities or characteristics peculiar to the male.

masculinize

to produce masculine qualities in the female or in the sexually maturing male.
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