Estradiol meaning

ĕs'trə-dī'ôl', -ōl', -ŏl'
An estrogenic hormone, C18 H24 O2 , that is produced by the ovaries and is the dominant naturally occurring estrogen in women between puberty and menopause. It is used to treat menopausal symptoms and other conditions.
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An estrogenic hormone, C18 H24 O2 , that is produced by the ovaries and is the dominant naturally occurring estrogen in women between puberty and menopause. It is used to treat menopausal symptoms and other conditions.
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A female sex hormone, C18H24O2, used in correcting female hormone deficiency and in the treatment of cancers in males and females.
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An estrogenic hormone, C18 H24 O2 , that is produced by the ovaries and is the dominant naturally occurring estrogen in women between puberty and menopause. It is used to treat menopausal symptoms and other conditions.
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(biochemistry) A potent estrogenic hormone ((17)-estra-1,3,5-triene-3,17-diol) produced in the ovaries of all vertebrates; the synthetic compound is used medicinally to treat estrogen deficiency and breast cancer.
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Origin of estradiol

  • estra- estrogenic hormone (from estrus) di– –ol
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • estra- estrogenic hormone (from estrus) di– –ol
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From estra(ne) +‎ -diol.
    From Wiktionary