Definition of androgenize in English:

androgenize

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

[with object] (usually as adjective androgenized)
Treat with or expose to male hormones, typically resulting in the production of male sexual characteristics.
More 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

Pronunciation: /anˌdräjənəˈzāSHən/
noun
More 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.

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