noun. the most powerful female hormone that occurs naturally; synthesized and used to treat estrogen deficiency and breast cancer.
- -diol (English)
- estrane (English)
Sentences with estradiol
1. Noun, singular or mass
About half of the ethinyl estradiol will pass through the liver unchanged and travel to the rest of the body to exert its contraceptive effects.
Some of the women were given estradiol as a nasal spray and a control group was not given the medication.
Some of the hormones tested will be estradiol, follicle-stimulating hormone (FHS) and luteinizing hormone (LH).