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[mas-kyuh-luh-nahyz] /ˈmæs kyə ləˌnaɪz/

verb (used with object), masculinized, masculinizing.
Medicine/Medical. to produce certain male secondary sex characteristics in (a female).
to make in character, quality, or appearance:
The presence of two large leather sofas seemed to masculinize the whole room.
to make or become masculine, esp to cause (a woman) to show male secondary sexual characteristics as a result of taking steroids

masculinize mas·cu·lin·ize (mās’kyə-lə-nīz’)
v. mas·cu·lin·ized, mas·cu·lin·iz·ing, mas·cu·lin·iz·es

mas’cu·lin·i·za’tion (-lə-nĭ-zā’shən) n.


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