estradiol[es′trə dī′ôl′, -ōl′]
estradiol definition by Webster's New World
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a female sex hormone, CHO, used in correcting female hormone deficiency and in the treatment of cancers in males and females
Origin: estr(one) plush -a- plush di- plush -ol
estradiol definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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An estrogenic hormone, C18H24O2, produced by the ovaries and used in treating estrogen deficiency.
Origin: estra-, estrogenic hormone (from estrus) + di-1 + -ol1.
estradiol - Medical Definition
The most potent naturally occurring estrogen.