Definition of estrogen noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



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(British English oestrogen)
BrE BrE//ˈiːstrədʒən//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈestrədʒən//
noun [uncountable] a hormone produced in women’s ovaries that causes them to develop the physical and sexual features that are characteristic of females and that causes them to prepare their body to have babies compare progesterone, testosterone
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