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Oestrogen vs. Estrogen

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Oestrogennoun

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Estrogennoun

(steroid hormone) Any of a group of steroids that are secreted by the ovaries and function as female sex hormones.

Oestrogennoun

a general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics

Estrogennoun

a general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics

Oestrogennoun

any of a group of steroid hormones which promote the development and maintenance of female characteristics of the body. Such hormones are also produced artificially for use in oral contraceptives or to treat menopausal and menstrual disorders

‘there is a monthly cycle of oestrogens and progesterone’;

Estrogen

Estrogen or oestrogen, is a category of sex hormone responsible for the development and regulation of the female reproductive system and secondary sex characteristics. There are three major endogenous estrogens that have estrogenic hormonal activity: estrone (E1), estradiol (E2), and estriol (E3).

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