virilization

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virilization or virilisation (ˌvɪrɪlaɪˈzeɪʃən)
 
n
the development of adult male physical characteristics in a female or a young boy
 
virilisation or virilisation
 
n

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virilization vir·il·i·za·tion (vēr'ə-lĭ-zā'shən)
n.
Development of male secondary sexual characteristics.


vir'il·ize' (-ə-līz') v.
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