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Noun: estradiol  ,e-stru'dI,ówl
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: oestradiol)
  1. The most powerful female hormone that occurs naturally; synthesized and used to treat estrogen deficiency and breast cancer
    - oestradiol [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: estradiols

Type of: estrogen [N. Amer], oestrogen [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: Lo/Ovral, Loestrin, Modicon, Norlestrin, Ovocon, Ovral

Encyclopedia: Estradiol, free