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English definition of “oestrogen”


noun [U] UK (US estrogen)     /ˈiːstrəʊdʒən/ US  /ˈestrədʒən/
a chemical substance in a woman's body that prepares her eggs for fertilization (= joining with the male seed to make a baby) BiochemistryAnimal reproduction
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