oestradiol

Definitions of oestradiol
1

n the most powerful female hormone that occurs naturally; synthesized and used to treat estrogen deficiency and breast cancer

Synonyms:
estradiol
Type of:
estrogen, oestrogen
a general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics

Sign up, it's free!

Whether you're a student, an educator, or a lifelong learner, Vocabulary.com can put you on the path to systematic vocabulary improvement.