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tr.v. an·drog·e·nized, an·drog·e·niz·ing, an·drog·e·niz·es
To treat with male hormones, usually in large doses.

an·drog′e·ni·za′tion (-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Effects of neonatal castration and androgenization on sexual dimorphism in bone, leptin and corticosterone secretion.
Physical examination should include an assessment of androgenization status, external genital exam including palpation of the vas, digital rectal examination, and focused lower-extremity neurologic exam.
On Doping in East Germany, see Werner Franke and Brigitte Berendonk, "Hormonal Doping and Androgenization of Athletes: A Secret Program of the German Democratic Republic Government", Clinical Chemistry 43 (1997): 1262-79.
The authors caution parents around the world: "Even the androgenization of young girls has been, and remains, a documented practice in the sport system of countries outside the GDR and the socialist system.
sepium, commonly termed Chinese silk vine and also, in pinyin, xiangjiapi or gangliupi, has been implicated in two Canadian cases as likely having been subst ituted for eleuthero/'Siberian ginseng': one case was associated with neonatallmaternal androgenization, and the other with interference with digoxin assay, producing apparently elevated digoxin levels (D.
ATLANTA -- Possible metabolic and endocrine effects, including bone loss and androgenization, should be kept in mind when managing women on antiepileptic drugs, Dr.
Recently, our laboratory has demonstrated that another chemical that elicits metabolic androgenization in daphnids, propiconazole, is also embryotoxic (5,6).