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Verb: virilize  'vi-ru,lIz
  1. Produce virilism in or cause to assume masculine characteristics, as through a hormonal imbalance or hormone therapy
    "the drugs virilized the teenage girl";
    - masculinize, masculinise [Brit], virilise [Brit]

Derived forms: virilizes, virilized, virilizing

Type of: alter, change, modify