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Noun: feminization  ,fe-mu-nu'zey-shun [N. Amer], ,fe-mu-nI'zey-shun [Brit]
  1. The process of becoming feminized; the development of female characteristics (loss of facial hair or breast enlargement) in a male because of hormonal disorders or castration
    - feminisation [Brit]

Derived forms: feminizations

Type of: pathologic process, pathological process

Encyclopedia: Feminization