HyperDic: estronol

English > 1 sense of the word Estronol:
NOUNsubstanceEstronol, estrone, oestrone, theelina naturally occurring weak estrogenic hormone secreted by the mammalian ovary
English > Estronol: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA naturally occurring weak estrogenic hormone secreted by the mammalian ovary; synthesized (trade name Estronol) and used to treat estrogen deficiency.
Synonymsestrone, oestrone, theelin
Broaderestrogen, oestrogenA general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics
ketosteroidA steroid containing a ketone group
Usage oftrade namea name given to a product or service
Spanishestrona
Catalanestrona

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