Definition of oestriol in English:
noun[mass noun] Biochemistry
An oestrogen which is one of the metabolic products of oestradiol.
- The prominent estrogens in women are estradiol, estrone and estriol.
- Even though the ovaries cease producing estradiol, estriol continues to be made by the adrenal glands and in fat cells.
- Fetal cortisol and estriol were measured in the umbilical vein plasma at delivery.
Definition of oestriol in:
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