Definition of androgenize in English:


Line breaks: an¦dro¦gen|ize
Pronunciation: /anˈdrɒdʒənʌɪz
(also androgenise)


[with object] (usually as adjective androgenized)
  • Treat with or expose to male hormones, typically with the result that male sexual characteristics are produced: androgenized animals
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    • 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.



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  • 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.

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