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oestrone

/ˈiːstrəʊn; ˈɛstrəʊn/
noun
1.
a weak oestrogenic hormone secreted by the mammalian ovary and having the same medical uses as oestradiol. Formula: C18H22O2
Word Origin
C20: from oestr(us) + -one
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