virilise


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Verb1.virilise - produce virilism in or cause to assume masculine characteristics, as through a hormonal imbalance or hormone therapyvirilise - produce virilism in or cause to assume masculine characteristics, as through a hormonal imbalance or hormone therapy; "the drugs masculinized the teenage girl"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
masculinize - give a masculine appearance or character to; "Fashion designers have masculinized women's looks in the 1990s"
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Without testosterone, the external genitalia fail to virilise, resulting in normal female genitalia.
Dans les films retenus, l'androgynie se manifeste par des signes semiotiques et sociaux bien precis: le code vestimentaire et les accessoires (habits du sexe oppose), la voix (sur le plan phonostylistique mi-grave mi- aigu), la kinesique et les demarches effemines ou virilises, le maquillage, la coiffure (generalement dissimulee), l'onomastique, une proxemie et une gestion symbolique de l'espace particulieres.