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Etymology

1. estrogen

noun. ['ˈɛstrədʒən'] a general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics.

Synonyms

  • diethylstilbestrol
  • diethylstilboestrol
  • estrone
  • oestrogen
  • oestradiol
  • stilboestrol
  • sex hormone
  • DES
  • oestrone
  • hexestrol
  • Estronol
  • mestranol
  • theelin
  • estriol
  • stilbestrol
  • oestriol
  • steroid
  • steroid hormone

Etymology

  • -gen (English)
  • -γενής (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • estrus (English)

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Example sentences of the word estrogen


1. Noun, singular or mass
Consuming these foods may help increase the estrogen in your body.

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