feminization

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(fem″ĭ-nĭ-zā′shŏn)


1. In a society, sexual or lifestyle practices or behaviors in which a man assumes a female role or attitude.
SYN: SEE: effemination
2. In biology, the normal development of female secondary sexual characteristics or the pathological development of these in a man.
feminize (fem′ĭ-nīz″), v.

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