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Noun: masculinization  ,mas-kyu-li-nu'zey-shun [N. Amer], ,mas-kyu-li-nI'zey-shun [Brit]
  1. The abnormal development of male sexual characteristics in a female (usually as the result of hormone therapies or adrenal malfunction)
    - masculinisation [Brit], virilization, virilisation [Brit]

Derived forms: masculinizations

Type of: development, growing, growth, maturation, ontogenesis, ontogeny

Encyclopedia: Masculinization