virilize

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verb vir·il·ize \ˈvir-ə-ˌlīz\

Definition of virilize

virilized

;

virilizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make virile You almost have to commend the writers for resisting the urge to virilize her even further, with a name like Sam or Hunter. — Ginia Bellafante

  3. 2 :  to cause or produce virilization in

virilized

adjective virilized females

virilizing

adjective virilizing adrenal tumors [=adrenal tumors that cause virilization]

First Known Use of virilize

1894


Medical Dictionary

virilize

transitive verb vir·il·ize
variants: also British

virilise

\ˈvir-ə-ˌlīz\play

Medical Definition of virilize

virilized

also British

virilised

;

virilizing

also British

virilising

  1. :  to make virile; especially :  to cause or produce virilism in


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