theelin

Definitions of theelin
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n a naturally occurring weak estrogenic hormone secreted by the mammalian ovary; synthesized (trade name Estronol) and used to treat estrogen deficiency

Synonyms:
Estronol, estrone, oestrone
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
ketosteroid
a steroid containing a ketone group

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