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 (ĕs′trī-ôl′, -ōl′, -ŏl′, ĕ-strī′-)
An estrogenic hormone, C18H24O3, that is a metabolite of estradiol and is present chiefly during pregnancy. It is produced by the placenta and is found in the urine of pregnant women.

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(ˈɛstrɪˌɒl; ˈiːstrɪ-)
(Biochemistry) the usual US spelling of oestriol
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(ˈɛs triˌɔl, -ˌɒl, -traɪ-)

an estrogenic hormone, C18H21(OH)3, occurring in urine during pregnancy.
[1930–35; es(trin) + tri- + -ol1]
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Noun1.estriol - a naturally occurring estrogenic hormone; a synthetic form is 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
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