Scrabble Word ESTRONE

Definition of ESTRONE:

  • a female sex hormone, also ESTRIOL, OESTRIOL, ESTRIN, OESTRIN, ESTROGEN, OESTROGEN, OESTRONE, THEELIN, THEELOL [n -S]
  • a natural estrogenic hormone that is a ketone C18H22O2 found in the body chiefly as a metabolite of estradiol, that is also secreted especially by the ovaries, and that is used to treat various conditions (as ovarian failure and menopausal symptoms) relating to estrogen deficiency
  • commercial form of this compound, obtained from the urine of pregnant women or synthesized from ergosterol, used in the treatment of estrogen deficiency and certain menopausal and postmenopausal conditions
  • estrogenic hormone, C18H22O2, produced by the ovarian follicles and found during pregnancy in urine and placental tissue



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