prenatal masculinization

prenatal masculinization

Endocrinology The masculinizing effect on the embryonic and fetal sexual anatomy and/or sexual pathways of the brain, induced by testosterone, estradiol, or other androgenizing hormones
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If prenatal masculinization does occur in female twins from opposite-sex pairs, it would be expected to be most evident in behaviours that are related to testosterone levels and show a large and robust male advantage, such as the mental rotation task," said Eero Vuoksimaa from the University of Helsinki.