masculinize

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masculinize

[′mas·kyə·lə‚nīz]
(physiology)
To cause a female or a sexually immature animal to take on male secondary sex characteristics.
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While the increase in hours worked by physiotherapists is partly explained by masculinisation, it is also due to generation X females working more hours than their predecessors.
Parent, Monique, 1994, " Feminisation et masculinisation des titres de professions au Quebec ".
Not feasting with friends is not merely in contrast to communion, but the masculinisation of meat that is not food intensifies its political dimensions in the moment of its exchange.
The report suggests that as the feminisation of the workplace grows there may be "a simultaneous masculinisation of the home".
They may also have adverse long-term health consequences, including male infertility, masculinisation of women, breast enlargement in males, short stature in children, adverse effects on blood lipid profile and an increased risk of heart attack and death.
Early life exposure to environmental levels of the eromatase inhibitor tributyltin causes masculinisation and irreversible sperm damage in zebrafish (Danio rerio).
Second, male sex hormones have potent side effects and can cause masculinisation.