* * *n.the development of female secondary sexual characteristics (enlargement of the breasts, loss of facial hair, and fat beneath the skin) in the male, either as a result of an endocrine disorder or of hormone therapy.
* * *fem·i·ni·za·tion (fem″ĭ-nĭ-zaґshən) 1. the normal development of primary and secondary sex characters in females. 2. the induction or development of female secondary sex characters in the male. Called also effemination.
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Feminization — can refer to: * Feminization (biology) The hormonally induced development of female sexual characteristics * Feminization (activity) Sexual or lifestyle practices involving a man assuming a female role * Feminization (sociology) A perceived shift … Wikipedia
Feminization — Fem i*ni*za tion, n. The act of feminizing, or the state of being feminized. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
feminization — feminization. См. феминизация. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) … Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.
feminization — UK US (UK also feminisation) /ˌfemɪnaɪˈzeɪʃən/ US /ˌfemɪnɪˈzeɪʃən/ noun [U] ► a process in which more and more women become involved in an activity where there are traditionally more men: »The partial feminisation of the workplace has put work… … Financial and business terms
feminization — 1844, noun of action from FEMINIZE (Cf. feminize) … Etymology dictionary
feminization — (Amer.) n. act of making feminine; process of becoming feminized; taking on of female sexual characteristics; acquiring female characteristics by the male (also feminisation) … English contemporary dictionary
feminization — feminize (also feminise) ► VERB ▪ make more feminine or female. DERIVATIVES feminization noun … English terms dictionary
feminization — noun see feminize … New Collegiate Dictionary
feminization — See feminize. * * * … Universalium
feminization — noun a) The act of feminizing, or the state of being feminized b) The development of female sex characteristics … Wiktionary