oestradiol oestradiol

Definition(s):

  • (n) the most powerful female hormone that occurs naturally; synthesized and used to treat estrogen deficiency and breast cancer

Usage(s):

  • Although the follicles that eventually produce eggs would normally remain inactive until puberty, in this case they began to secrete the female hormone oestradiol after four weeks .
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