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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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1] significantly inhibit estrogen production thereby increasing level of circulating testosterone via suppressed action of Cyp19 which significantly influenced sex differentiation for masculinisation in C.
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.
Nous y observons cette etrange inversion ou anomalie du dimorphisme sexuel normal; s'agit-il d'une masculinisation des femmes et d'une feminisation des hommes dans les regions du systeme limbique -- les regions qui ont ete impliquees dans l'emotion?
Against the masculinisation of women'), Berliner Illustrirte Zeitung, 29 March 1925, in Anton Kaes, Martin Jay and Edward Dimendberg (eds), The Weimar Republic Sourcebook, University of California Press, Berkeley, 1994, 659.
On oublie que la masculinisation des mots designant des metiers traditionnellement feminins est non seulement approuvee par l'Academie, mais parfois initiee par elle.
It also reveals a growing masculinisation of the sex ratio even in the 0-4 age group.