Definitions for virilizeˈvaɪ rəˌlaɪz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vi•ril•izeˈvaɪ rəˌlaɪz(v.t.)-ized, -iz•ing.

  1. to induce or promote the development of male secondary sex characteristics in (a female); masculinize.

    Category: Medicine


Princeton's WordNet

  1. masculinize, masculinise, virilize, virilise(verb)

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

    "the drugs masculinized the teenage girl"


  1. virilize(Verb)

    To make virile.


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