[es-truh-dahy-awl, -ol] /ˌɛs trəˈdaɪ ɔl, -ɒl/
Biochemistry. an estrogenic hormone, C 18 H 24 O 2 , produced by the maturing Graafian follicle, that causes proliferation and thickening of the tissues and blood vessels of the endometrium.
Pharmacology. a commercial form of this compound, obtained from the urine of pregnant humans and mares or synthesized, used in the treatment of estrogen deficiency and certain menopausal and postmenopausal conditions.
the US spelling of oestradiol
estradiol es·tra·di·ol (ěs’trə-dī’ôl’, -ōl’)
The most potent naturally occurring estrogen.
[es-truh-gon] /ˈɛs trəˌgɒn/ noun 1. . /ˈɛstrəˌɡɒn/ noun 1. another name for tarragon
[es-truh l] /ˈɛs trəl/ adjective 1. .
- Estramustine phosphate sodium
estramustine phosphate sodium es·tra·mus·tine phosphate sodium (ěs’trə-mŭs’tēn’) n. An antineoplastic agent that combines the actions of estrogen and nitrogen mustard in the treatment of carcinoma of the prostate.
[ih-streynj] /ɪˈstreɪndʒ/ verb (used with object), estranged, estranging. 1. to turn away in feeling or affection; make unfriendly or hostile; alienate the affections of: Their quarrel estranged the two friends. 2. to remove to or keep at a distance: The necessity for traveling on business has estranged him from his family. 3. to divert from […]