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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
vir•il•ismˈvɪr əˌlɪz əm(n.)
the condition in a female of having male secondary sex characteristics.
Origin of virilism:
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Development of male secondary SEX CHARACTERISTICS in the FEMALE. It is due to the effects of androgenic metabolites of precursors from endogenous or exogenous sources, such as ADRENAL GLANDS or therapeutic drugs.
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