estrogen Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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estrogennoun [U]

US spelling of oestrogen
(Definition of estrogen from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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estrogennoun [U]

 us   /ˈes·trə·dʒən/
biology a ​female hormone (= ​chemicalsubstanceproduced in the ​body) that is ​important in ​sexual development and that ​causeschanges in the ​uterus
(Definition of estrogen from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “estrogen”
in Spanish estrógeno…
in Vietnamese hóc môn estrogen…
in Malaysian estrogen…
in Thai เอสโทรเจน (ฮอร์โมนเพศหญิง)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 雌激素…
in Turkish kadınlık hormonu, östrojen…
in Russian эстроген…
in Indonesian estrogen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雌激素…
in Polish estrogen…
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