estradiol
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˌiːstɹəˈdaɪɒl/
  • (America) IPA: /ˌɛstɹəˈdaɪɔl/
Noun

estradiol

  1. (American spelling, hormone) A potent estrogenic hormone ((17)-estra-1,3,5-triene-3,17-diol) produced in the ovaries of all vertebrates; the synthetic compound is used medicinally to treat estrogen deficiency and breast cancer.
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