/ (ˌvɪrɪlaɪˈzeɪʃən) /
the development of adult male physical characteristics in a female or a young boy
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Medical definitions for virilization
[ vîr′ə-lĭ-zā′shən ]
Development of male secondary sexual characteristics.
Other words from virilizationvir′il•ize′ (-ə-līz′) v.
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