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es·tro·gen
[es-truh-juhn]
NOUN [BIOCHEMISTRY.]
1.
any of several major female sex hormones produced primarily by the ovarian follicles of female mammals, capable of inducing estrus, developing and maintaining secondary female sex characteristics, and preparing the uterus for the reception of a fertilized egg: used, especially in synthetic form, as a component of oral contraceptives, in certain cancer treatments, and in other therapies.
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Estrogen - Wikipedia

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Estrogen (American English) or oestrogen (British English) is the primary female sex hormone as well as a medication. It is responsible for the development and ...

What Is Estrogen & What Does It Do? | Hormone Health Network

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Estrogen is a key hormone for both men and women. Read more to find out how Estrogen affects your body.

Estrogen: How Does Estrogen Work? - Medical News Today

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Sep 26, 2016 ... Estrogen is the primary female sex hormone. Among other roles, it promotes the development and maintenance of female characteristics in the ...

What is Estrogen? - Live Science

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Mar 29, 2016 ... Estrogens are hormones that are important for sexual and reproductive development, mainly in women. They are also referred to as female sex ...

Estrogen | HealthyWomen - National Women's Health Resource ...

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Estrogen is probably the most widely known and discussed of all hormones. The term "estrogen" actually refers to any of a group of chemically similar hormones; ...

Estrogen Hormones (Estradiol, Estriol, and Estrone) and Estrogen ...

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An estrogen test measures the level of the most important estrogen hormones ( estradiol, estriol, and estrone) in a blood or urine sample.

esterified estrogens oral : Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures ...

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Find patient medical information for esterified estrogens oral on WebMD including its uses, side effects and safety, interactions, pictures, warnings and user ...

e.hormone | The Hormones : Estrogens

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News about estrogens regularly appears in the media and is routinely talked about in daily conversations. Keen interest in the so-called female hormones ...