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Synonyms for masculinize

give a masculine appearance or character to

produce virilism in or cause to assume masculine characteristics, as through a hormonal imbalance or hormone therapy

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Physical changes induced by masculinizing hormone therapy have an expected onset of one to 6 months and achieve maximum effect in approximately 2 to 5 years.
In rodents, a masculinizing effect of low-dose BPA has been demonstrated (Chapin et al.
Luke's masculinizing tendencies are seen in his focus on education, government, and cult.
Utopian designs for masculinizing women, marginalizing men, and vaporizing family homes are far more than literary fantasies.
Testosterone has an androgenic, or masculinizing, function and an anabolic, or tissue-building, function.
Masculinizing and feminizing composite male faces had a significant influence on judgments of attractiveness and masculinity.
Bambara work s from within a black nationalist aesthetic of affirmation and solidarity, even as her stories resist the masculinizing coercions of the cultural nationalism of that period.
affinis were masculinized through dietary exposure of the known masculinizing agent 17[alpha]-methyltestosterone.
Normally, women enter institutions dominated by masculinizing stereotypes and thus emerge and end up reproducing these same stereotypes in the church.
The masculinizing influence is due to an excess of androgens in the mother, perhaps due to stress.
The "androgenic," or masculinizing, effects of testosterone include increase in facial and body hair, a deepening of the voice, and a heightened libido.
While sometimes called Siberian ginseng, eleutherococcus can be taken daily and doesn't interfere with or alter women's hormonal cycles or produce possible masculinizing side effects like some ginseng can, according to the brochure.
In preclinical studies, LGD-4033 demonstrated a highly tissue-selective profile with increased skeletal muscle mass and bone mineral density while largely sparing the prostate in males and masculinizing effects in females.
According to the immunocompetence handicap hypothesis, macho features like a strong jaw and squinty eyes advertise that a guy possesses high testosterone but since high levels of this masculinizing hormone interfere with the immune system, the theory goes, macho men must be extra-fit to withstand the handicap their extra testosterone confers.
2002) noted that the levels of AED in Fenholloway River water did not seem to be sufficient to cause masculinization of the fish, and they hypothesized that the masculinizing effects from paper mill effluent might result from inhibition of the enzyme P450 aromatase.