Definition of androgenize in English:

androgenize

verb

[WITH OBJECT]usually as adjective androgenized
  • Treat with or expose to male hormones, typically resulting in the production of male sexual characteristics.

    • ‘It caused a lot of bleeding disorders and too many androgenizing effects.’
    • ‘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).’
    • ‘Testosterone's use is limited by its androgenizing effects and its potentially negative influence on cardiolipids.’

Pronunciation

androgenize

/anˈdräjəˌnīz/