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

Derived forms: oestradiols

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

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

Encyclopedia: Oestradiol