masculinisation


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Noun1.masculinisation - the abnormal development of male sexual characteristics in a female (usually as the result of hormone therapies or adrenal malfunction)masculinisation - the abnormal development of male sexual characteristics in a female (usually as the result of hormone therapies or adrenal malfunction)
growing, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, maturation, development - (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"
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In the specific clinical scenario used in the study, the transgender actress was taking the anti-androgen hormone, spironolactone, for reducing masculinisation, along with the feminising hormone estradiol.
Using the gender perspective, one chapter in this section shows how Mugabe's political decision-making emulates the masculinisation of the state and the perpetuation of the patriarchal model of the liberation struggle.
The key role of aromatase in ovarian differentiation is supported by the fact that the inhibition of estrogen synthesis in the differentiating ovaries can trigger partial or complete masculinisation in fish [12].
I think that everyone that looked at Ostapchuk probably had a few concerns about her masculinisation," she told Radio New Zealand.
This generally implied a masculinisation of faith in the idealisation of composure, tranquillity and a corresponding fear of loss of control over emotions, embodied in the feminine and feeble.
Unfortunately, the masculinisation of Lebanon's government is just the latest in a string of major blows to women's political participation in the Arab world as a whole.