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es·tra·di·ol

 (ĕs′trə-dī′ôl′, -ōl′, -ŏl′)
n.
An estrogenic hormone, C18H24O2, that is produced by the ovaries and is the dominant naturally occurring estrogen in women between puberty and menopause. It is used to treat menopausal symptoms and other conditions.

[estra-, estrogenic hormone (from estrus) + di- + -ol.]

estradiol

(ˌɛstrəˈdaɪɒl; ˌiːstrə-)
n
(Biochemistry) the US spelling of oestradiol

es•tra•di•ol

(ˌɛs trəˈdaɪ ɔl, -ɒl)

n.
an estrogenic hormone, C18H24O2, produced by the maturing Graafian follicle, that causes proliferation and thickening of the tissues and blood vessels of the endometrium, used medically in the treatment of estrogen deficiency and certain menopausal conditions.
[1930–35; estra(ne) a component of estrone]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.estradiol - the most powerful female hormone that occurs naturally; synthesized and used to treat estrogen deficiency and breast cancer
Loestrin - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone
Lo/Ovral - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norgestrel
Modicon - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone
Norlestrin - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone
Ovocon - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone
Ovral - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norgestrel
estrogen, oestrogen - a general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics
Translations

es·tra·di·ol

n. estradiol, esteroide producido por los ovarios.

estradiol

n estradiol m
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