Oestrogen vs. Estrogen

Oestrogen vs. Estrogen — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Oestrogen and Estrogen

Oestrogennoun

Variant of estrogen.

Estrogennoun

Any of several steroid hormones, such as estradiol and estrone, that are produced primarily by the ovaries, stimulate the development and maintenance of female secondary sex characteristics, exert systemic effects such as the growth and maturation of long bones, and promote estrus in many female mammals. Estrogens synthesized from plant sources or obtained from horses are used as drugs, primarily to treat estrogen deficiency.

Oestrogennoun

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Estrogennoun

Any of several synthetic compounds that mimic the physiologic activity of estrogen, such as ethinyl estradiol, used primarily in oral contraceptives.

Oestrogennoun

a general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics

Estrogennoun

(steroid hormone) Any of a group of steroids that are secreted by the ovaries and function as female sex hormones.

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Estrogennoun

a general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics