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English definition of “oestrogen”


noun [U] UK (US estrogen)     /ˈiː.strə.dʒən/ US  /ˈes.trə-/
a female hormone that causes development and change in the reproductive organs (= organs involved in producing babies )Animal biochemistryAnimal reproduction
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