Estrone meaning

ĕstrōn
An estrogenic hormone, C18 H22 O2 , that is secreted by the ovaries and by fatty tissue. It is the main form of estrogen in postmenopausal women.
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An estrogenic hormone, C18 H22 O2 , that is secreted by the ovaries and by fatty tissue. It is the main form of estrogen in postmenopausal women.
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A female sex hormone, C18H22O2
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An estrogenic hormone, C18 H22 O2 , that is secreted by the ovaries and by fatty tissue. It is the main form of estrogen in postmenopausal women.
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(biochemistry, steroids) An estrogenic hormone excreted by the ovaries; sometimes manufactured synthetically for use in cases of estrogen deficiency.
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Origin of estrone

  • estr(us) –one

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • estr(us) –one

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition