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defeminize

transitive verb de·fem·i·nize

Medical Definition of defeminize

defeminized or British defeminised; defeminizing or British defeminising

  1. :  to divest of feminine qualities or physical characteristics :  masculinize

defeminization or British defeminisation \-ˌfem-ə-nə-ˈzā-shən\play noun


Variants of defeminize

or British defeminise \(ˈ)dē-ˈfem-ə-ˌnīz\play

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