androgenize

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an·drog·e·nize

 (ăn-drŏj′ə-nīz′)
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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Androgenizing side effects, such as increased hair growth, clitoral enlargement, deepening of voice and weight gain are common side effects of danazol therapy, however; as a result, it is usually a therapy of last resort.
In this study, we monitored PSA responses in urine and serum, as well as hK2 response in urine, obtained from female-to-male transsexuals undergoing long-term androgenizing treatment with testosterone.
Of particular concern are reports that at higher dosages--in the range of 1,600 mg/day--DHEA has androgenizing effects.