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es·trone

 (ĕs′trōn′)
n.
An estrogenic hormone, C18H22O2, that is secreted by the ovaries and by fatty tissue. It is the main form of estrogen in postmenopausal women.

estrone

(ˈɛstrəʊn; ˈiːstrəʊn)
n
(Biochemistry) the usual US spelling of oestrone

es•trone

(ˈɛs troʊn)

n.
an estrogenic hormone, C18H22O2, produced by the ovarian follicles and found during pregnancy in urine and placental tissue.
[1930–35; estr(in) an earlier name (estr(us) + -in1) + -one]
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Noun1.estrone - a naturally occurring weak estrogenic hormone secreted by the mammalian ovary; synthesized (trade name Estronol) and used to treat estrogen deficiency
estrogen, oestrogen - a general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics
ketosteroid - a steroid containing a ketone group
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es·trone

n. estrona, hormona estrogénica.
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Estrone is converted in fat tissue from estradiol and adrenal androstenedione.
Gleason and her colleagues hypothesized that differences in the formulations of the two products, which resulted in different levels of estradiol versus estrone in participants, may have contributed to the result.
The word estrogen comes from "estrus", the willingness of a female to engage in mating activity, and includes three naturally occurring compounds: estradiol, estrone and estriol.
Babies born to young mothers also had higher levels of estrone (a form of estrogen) and testosterone in their hair than did babies born to older mothers.
An expanding amount of research suggests that effluents from domestic wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) can contain natural (estrone, El; 17[beta]estradiol, E2; and estrone, E3) and synthetic (17[alpha]-ethinylestradiol, EE2) estrogens (see Limpiyakorn et al.
17-beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase 1 (HSD17B1), the enzyme responsible for the conversion of estrone (E1) to estradiol (E2) which is the most potent estrogen.
com/article/S0021-9150%2808%2900395-X/abstract) A 2008 paper in the journal Atherosclerosis linked higher levels of the estrogens estradiol and estrone, which are known to promote heart health in women, to increased levels of bad cholesterol and low levels of good cholesterol in men.
Semen contains another of chemicals along with spermatozoa, including cortisol, which is known to increase affection, estrone, which elevates mood and oxytocin, which also elevates mood, the Daily Mail reported.
The 14-year-old, from Banbridge, Co Down, made the final of the Channel 4 show after beating his opponent 108 to 77 with a string of obscure words like estrone and tomitine.
Estriol is a metabolite of estradiol and estrone, but has lower estrogenic potency than estradiol.
4) In another angiographic trial of coronary atherosclerosis in men aged 40-60 years, compared with healthy age-matched controls, men with coronary atherosclerosis had higher levels of estrone and a low level of testosterone in the presence of a high level of estradiol.