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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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Despite this, Sperling ends on a hopeful note, arguing that a feminist and gender analysis, even in the context of a repressive and masculinized state, can confront, challenge, and transform authoritarian rule.
Hulak M, Psenicka M, Coward K, Linhart O (2008a) A quantitative study of testicular germ cell populations in masculinized neomale common carp (Cyprinus carpio L.
In these stories, becoming masculinized was not a symptom of disease; Phaethousa became a man, showing that sex change was possible.
The sins of masculine vice are the sins feared by men in a masculinized society and whose institutions of aegis, the police and armed forces, reflect such fear.
Women who seek to overcome these career barriers feel compelled to adopt masculinized leadership behaviour and often feel a level of discomfort when trying to fit in to a culture based on masculine values and interests.
They conclude that organizations should train feminine leadership styles, especially if the organizations are masculinized.
Keeping this in view, this study was undertaken to produce masculinized tilapia by oral administration of MT and to examine the effect of different dietary protein levels.
Sexually dimorphic behaviors in female rodents have been shown to be masculinized by exogenous estrogens (Ryan and Vandenbergh 2006), and BPA is weakly estrogenic in most experimental systems (Kuiper et al.
John's Jesus is carefully masculinized by comparison; Jesus is superior to, and therefore manlier than, those around him.
Goethe's allegorical vision of female power and hope in Des Epimenides Erwachen (1815) is discussed in relation to Ernst Moritz Arndt's masculinized discourse of nationalism and orientalism.
Women's agitation for political rights, as well as their right to control their reproductive lives, caused many men to fear that women were becoming masculinized.