Oestriol

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oestriol or (US) estriol (ˈiːstrɪˌɒl, ˈɛstrɪ-)
 
n
a weak oestrogenic hormone secreted by the mammalian ovary: a synthetic form is used to treat oestrogen deficiency. Formula: C18H24O3
 
[C20: from oestrin + tri- + -ol1]
 
estriol or (US) estriol
 
n
 
[C20: from oestrin + tri- + -ol1]

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oestriol

noun
a naturally occurring estrogenic hormone; a synthetic form is used to treat estrogen deficiency [syn: estriol
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