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estrin

[es-trin] /ˈɛs trɪn/
noun, Biochemistry, Pharmacology
1.
Origin
< New Latin; see estrus, -in2
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British Dictionary definitions for estrin

estrin

/ˈɛstrɪn; ˈiːstrɪn/
noun
1.
the US spelling of oestrin

oestrin

/ˈiːstrɪn; ˈɛstrɪn/
noun
1.
an obsolete term for oestrogen
Word Origin
C20: from oestr(us) + -in
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estrin in Medicine

estrin es·trin (ěs'trĭn)
n.
See estrogen.

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