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masculinize

transitive verb mas·cu·lin·ize

Medical Definition of masculinize

mas·cu·lin·ized also British mas·cu·lin·isedmas·cu·lin·iz·ing also British mas·cu·lin·is·ing

  1. :  to give a preponderantly masculine character to; especially :  to cause (a female) to take on male characteristics

  2. mas·cu·lin·iza·tion also British mas·cu·lin·isa·tion \ˌmas-kyə-lə-nə-ˈzā-shən\play noun



Variants of masculinize

also British mas·cu·lin·ise \ˈmas-kyə-lə-ˌnīz\play

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