phytoestrogen

phytoestrogen

[fahy-toh-es-truh-juhn]
noun
an estrogen-like compound occurring naturally in plants of the legume family and in grains, vegetables, and fruits.
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phytoestrogen (ˌfaɪtəʊˈiːstrədʒən)
 
n
any of various plant compounds which have oestrogenic properties

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