Virilization

the process by which a woman develops male characteristics; caused by overproduction of male sex hormones
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virilization

Production or acquisition of virilism. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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virilization

(vir″il-ĭ-za┬┤shәn) masculinization; usually used for that occurring inappropriately in a female or prepubertal male.
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virilization

(from the article `congenital adrenal hyperplasia`) ...hyperplasia is deficiency of 21-hydroxylase, an enzyme that stimulates one of the last steps in cortisol synthesis. Excess androgen produced to ...
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virilization

the induction or development of male secondary sec characters, especially the induction of such changes in the female, including enlargement of the clitoris, growth of facial and body hair, development of a hairline typical of the male forehead, stimulation of secretion and proliferation of the sebaceous glands (often with acne), and deepening of t...
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virilization

virilization, virilized The pathological development of male sexual characteristics, especially in a female.
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virilization

virilism, virilization 1. A form of hermaphroditism. 2. The state of a female having some male sexual characteristics.
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Virilization

The abnormal development of male sexual characteristics that are evident in a female. These characteristics include facial and body hair, deepening of the voice and increase in muscle volume. Synonym(s): Masculinization
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virilization

Type: Term Pronunciation: vir′i-li-zā′shŭn Definitions: 1. Production or acquisition of virilism.
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Virilization

In biology and medicine, virilization refers to the biological development of sex differences, changes that make a male body different from a female body. Most of the changes of virilization are produced by androgens. Virilization is most commonly used in three medical and biology of gender contexts: prenatal sexual differentiation, the postnatal ...
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