Share this entry

Share this page

androgenize

Syllabification: an·dro·gen·ize
Pronunciation: /anˈdräjəˌnīz
 
/

Definition of androgenize in English:

verb

[with object] (usually as adjective androgenized)
Treat with or expose to male hormones, typically resulting in the production of male sexual characteristics.
Example sentences
  • A similar number of estruses was identified by androgenized cows between synchronization groups: nine and seven estruses for the SS and TB heifers, respectively.
  • One androgenized cow was introduced within each heifer treatment group to compare estrous detection methods (androgenized cows and HW).
  • It caused a lot of bleeding disorders and too many androgenizing effects.

Derivatives

androgenization

1
Pronunciation: /anˌdräjənəˈzāSHən/
noun
Example sentences
  • However, androgenization of cows with testosterone treatment has had varying success.
  • Testosterone levels were not correlated with extent of androgenization or absence of feminization.
  • In addition, we have shown that androgenization of female rats neonatally leads to insulin resistance at adult age.

Definition of androgenize in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day terpsichorean
Pronunciation: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
adjective
relating to dancing