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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A general term for female steroid hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female characteristics.

Usage examples (34)
  • •Sunscreens, which may contain estrogen-like chemicals.
  • Changing chemistry helps explain estrogen threat to the heart
  • We were surprised, but it actually looks like estrogen is neuroprotective.
  • Most decided against the patch when informed of the differential in estrogen exposure. for more
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