Definition of Oestriol

1. Noun. A naturally occurring estrogenic hormone; a synthetic form is used to treat estrogen deficiency.

Exact synonyms: Estriol
Generic synonyms: Estrogen, Oestrogen



Definition of Oestriol

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of estriol) ¹

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Definition of Oestriol

1. estriol [n -S] - See also: estriol

Medical Definition of Oestriol

1. (16 alpha,17 beta)-estra-1,3,5(10)-triene-3,16,17-triol. A metabolite of estradiol and usually the predominant oestrogenic metabolite in urine. During pregnancy, large amounts of estriol are produced by the placenta. It has also been obtained from plant sources. The 16 beta-isomer has also been isolated from the urine of pregnant women. Chemical name: Estra-1,3,5(10)-triene-3,16,17-triol, (16alpha,17beta)- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oestriol

oesophagostomy
oesophagotomy
oesophagram
oesophagus
oesophagus: scleroderma
oesophaguses
oesophoria
oesophoric
oestradiol
oestral
oestratetraenol
oestrian
oestrids
oestrin
oestrins
oestriol (current term)
oestriols
oestrogen antagonist
oestrogen receptor
oestrogen replacement therapy
oestrogenic
oestrogenic hormone
oestrogenism
oestrone
oestrones
oestrosis
oestrous

Literary usage of Oestriol

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1. Guide To Clinical Preventive Services by U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (1989)
"... oestriol and alphafetoprotein in normal and pathological pregnancies. Br J Obstet Gynecol 1980; 87:25-32. 19. Eik-Nes SH, Persson PH, ..."

2. Guide to Clinical Preventive Services: Report of the U. S. Preventive by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Herrou M, Leporrier N, Leymarie P. Screening for fetal Down syndrome with maternal serum hCG and oestriol: a prospective study. Prenat Diagn 1992:12:887-892 ..."

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