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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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This would be an image, then, that undermines the dominance of masculinised values of difference and domination as fundamental to the conception of national identity.
28] As I have been arguing, this reassertion of oppressive masculinised power signals implications for our conception of the national situation where for observers like Schoene the changing state of the nation creates opportunities for transforming our idea of national identity.
Each provided life historical accounts of their difficulties associated with body identity and masculine identity growing up in masculinised domains.
Paula Holcomb, Director of Bands at the State University of New York, Fredonia College, also spoke of the difficulties of balancing her femininity with the masculinised demands of the role:
The child was promptly seized by the warlord of Bavaria known to history as Henry the Quarrelsome, but after a few months Henry surrendered the little boy to his mother, Theophano, who effectively ruled the empire (her name was sometimes masculinised to Theophanius in official documents) until her death in 991.
The very nature of many masculinised contact team sports such as Australian Rules Football, Rugby Union, and Rugby League can have immediate physical implications through heavy collisions upon the brain and torso.
Dr Manning said: "Men with long ring fingers are highly masculinised before birth.
Their auditory centres have been masculinised and the presumption is that so have the sites in the brain that direct sexual preference," said Dennis McFadden, the main author of the study.