Definition of virilism in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈvɪrɪlɪz(ə)m/


[mass noun] Medicine
The condition which results from virilization.
Example sentences
  • However, he pointed out that androgen-related baldness was not strictly a male problem, and could also occur in women with high levels of male sex hormones, a condition called adrenal virilism.
  • These typical lesions of the frontal bone with associated obesity and virilism were first described by Morgagni.
  • Adrenal virilism is caused by an androgen-secreting adrenal tumor or by adrenal hyperplasia.

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