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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.]
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estradiol

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

es·tra·di·ol

n. estradiol, esteroide producido por los ovarios.
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estradiol

n estradiol m
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For instance, Teva pharmaceuticals has introduced generic version of Estrace cream and estradiol vaginal cream in 2018.
My provider recommended I use Estrace vaginal cream for four months or so before trying to get the Pap again.
General Medicine revenues in the quarter were $1.4 billion, down 8%, impacted by lower revenues from NAMENDA XR and ESTRACE due to generic competition, offset by growth from VRAYLAR and Lo LOESTRIN.
M2 EQUITYBITES-April 9, 2018-Impax unveils generic Estrace Cream USP, 0.01%
M2 PHARMA-April 9, 2018-Impax unveils generic Estrace Cream USP, 0.01%
Acerus currently has two marketed products: ESTRACE, a product for the symptomatic relief of menopausal symptoms, is commercialized in Canada; and NATESTO, the first and only testosterone nasal gel for testosterone replacement therapy in adult males diagnosed with hypogonadism, is commercialized in Canada and the U.S.
Acerus markets Estrace in Canada, a product indicated for the symptomatic relief of menopausal symptoms.
Creams include estradiol (Estrace) and conjugated equine estrogen (Premarin), the latter of which is arguably slightly more irritating.
Oral estradiol is available in a number of FDA-approved brand-name products, including Femtrace, Estrace, Gynodiol and generic estradiol.
She told me "There is a cure for you, Jackie." I was ready to die, but she said, "I will come over and tell you all about the Gerson Therapy." I was taking several drugs, too, like Atenol, Estrace, Diovan, and allergy shots once a week.