estrone : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a naturally occurring weak estrogenic hormone secreted by the mammalian ovary; synthesized (trade name Estronol) and used to treat estrogen deficiency
- He informed De Kruif that organic chemists had isolated and synthesized the essential product of the male sex glands (the female hormones, estradiol and estrone, had been .
- The fluid containing estrone rises to the top.
- Some lucky women, regardless of weight, simply churn out more estrone once estrogen from the ovaries shuts off.