Medical Definition of Oestrogen receptor

1. Cytoplasmic proteins that bind oestrogens and migrate to the nucleus where they regulate DNA transcription. Evaluation of the state of oestrogen receptors in breast cancer patients has become clinically important and determines the likelihood of response to anti-oestrogen therapy with tamoxifen. (17 Jul 2002)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oestrogen Receptor

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

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