estrogen

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From estrus +‎ -gen (a producer of).

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Particularly: “/ist͡ʃɹʌd͡ʒən/? UK”

Noun[edit]

estrogen (countable and uncountable, plural estrogens)

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

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Noun[edit]

estrogen m

  1. estrogen

Further reading[edit]

  • estrogen in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu