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virilism

[vir-uh-liz-uh m] /ˈvɪr əˌlɪz əm/
noun
1.
a female disorder in which there is development of secondary male sexual characteristics, as hirsutism and lowered voice, caused by various conditions affecting hormone regulation.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; virile + -ism
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virilism

/ˈvɪrɪˌlɪzəm/
noun
1.
(med) the abnormal development in a woman of male secondary sex characteristics
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virilism in Medicine

virilism vir·il·ism (vēr'ə-lĭz'əm)
n.
The presence of male secondary sexual characteristics in a female.

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