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    • US Pronunciation
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    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • /ˈes.trə-/
    • /ˈiː.strə.dʒən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /ˈes.trə-/

Definitions of oestrogen word

  • noun oestrogen (British spelling) alternative spelling of estrogen. 1
  • uncountable noun oestrogen Oestrogen is a hormone produced in the ovaries of female animals. Oestrogen controls the reproductive cycle and prepares the body for pregnancy. 0
  • noun oestrogen any of several steroid hormones, that are secreted chiefly by the ovaries and placenta, that induce oestrus, stimulate changes in the female reproductive organs during the oestrous cycle, and promote development of female secondary sexual characteristics 0
  • noun oestrogen estrogen 0

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oestrogen popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 55% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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