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estriol

[es-tree-awl, -ol, -trahy-] /ˈɛs triˌɔl, -ˌɒl, -traɪ-/
noun
1.
Biochemistry. an estrogenic hormone, C 18 H 21 (OH) 3 , occurring in urine during pregnancy.
2.
Pharmacology. a commercial form of this compound, obtained from human placentas or the urine of pregnant women, used in conditions involving estrogen deficiency.
Origin of estriol
1930-1935
1930-35; es(trin) + tri- + -ol1
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estriol

/ˈɛstrɪˌɒl; ˈiːstrɪ-/
noun
1.
the usual US spelling of oestriol
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estriol in Medicine

estriol es·tri·ol (ěs'trī-ôl', -ōl', ě-strī'-)
n.
A metabolite of estradiol and usually the predominant estrogenic metabolite found in the urine of pregnant women. Also called theelol.

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