estrogenically

estrogenic

[es-truh-jen-ik]
adjective
1.
Biochemistry. promoting or producing estrus.
2.
of, pertaining to, or caused by estrogen.

Origin:
1925–30; (def 1) estr(us) + -o- + -genic; (def 2) estrogen + -ic

estrogenically, adverb
antiestrogenic, adjective
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estrogen (ˈɛstrədʒən, ˈiːstrə-)
 
n
the usual US spelling of oestrogen
 
estrogenic
 
adj
 
estro'genically
 
adv

oestrogen or estrogen (ˈiːstrədʒən, ˈɛstrə-)
 
n
any of several steroid hormones, that are secreted chiefly by the ovaries and placenta, that induce oestrus, stimulate changes in the female reproductive organs during the oestrous cycle, and promote development of female secondary sexual characteristics
 
[C20: from oestrus + -gen]
 
estrogen or estrogen
 
n
 
[C20: from oestrus + -gen]
 
oestrogenic or estrogen
 
adj
 
estrogenic or estrogen
 
adj
 
oestro'genically or estrogen
 
adv
 
estro'genically or estrogen
 
adv

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estrogenic es·tro·gen·ic (ěs'trə-jěn'ĭk)
adj.

  1. Causing estrus in animals.

  2. Having an action similar to that of an estrogen.

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