[es-tril-did] /ˈɛs trɪl dɪd/ Ornithology
of or relating to the family Estrildidae, comprising the grass finches, waxbills, mannikins, and other small finches.
a bird of the family Estrildidae.
[es-trin] /ˈɛs trɪn/ noun, Biochemistry, Pharmacology. 1. . /ˈɛstrɪn; ˈiːstrɪn/ noun 1. the US spelling of oestrin estrin es·trin (ěs’trĭn) n. See estrogen.
[es-tree-awl, -ol, -trahy-] /ˈɛs triˌɔl, -ˌɒl, -traɪ-/ noun 1. Biochemistry. an estrogenic hormone, C 18 H 21 (OH) 3 , occurring in urine during pregnancy. 2. Pharmacology. a commercial form of this compound, obtained from human placentas or the urine of pregnant women, used in conditions involving estrogen deficiency. /ˈɛstrɪˌɒl; ˈiːstrɪ-/ noun 1. the usual […]
noun 1. the administration of estrogen, especially in postmenopausal women, to reduce the chance of osteoporosis and sometimes to lower cholesterol levels. Abbreviation: ERT. estrogen replacement therapy The therapeutic administration of estrogen to postmenopausal women in order to reduce symptoms and signs of estrogen deficiency, such as hot flashes and osteoporosis.
[es-trohn] /ˈɛs troʊn/ noun 1. Biochemistry. an estrogenic hormone, C 18 H 22 O 2 , produced by the ovarian follicles and found during pregnancy in urine and placental tissue. 2. Pharmacology. a commercial form of this compound, obtained from the urine of pregnant women or synthesized from ergosterol, used in the treatment of estrogen […]