1. estrone

noun. a naturally occurring weak estrogenic hormone secreted by the mammalian ovary; synthesized (trade name Estronol) and used to treat estrogen deficiency.


  • ketosteroid
  • estrogen
  • Estronol
  • oestrogen
  • theelin

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Sentences with estrone

1. Noun, singular or mass
Estradiol, estriol and estrone, the three most important estrogens, are particularly important and have a direct influence on the reproductive system, points out the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

2. Adverb
Adipose tissue produces estrone, a hormone that supports the reproductive function.