Definition of Estriol

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

Exact synonyms: Oestriol
Generic synonyms: Estrogen, Oestrogen



Definition of Estriol

1. Noun. (organic compound) A steroid hormone produced mostly during pregnancy ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Estriol

1. an estrogen [n -S] - See also: estrogen

Medical Definition of Estriol

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 Estriol

estrepe
estreped
estrepement
estrepements
estrepes
estreping
estres
estrich
estriches
estridge
estridges
estrildid
estrildids
estrins
estriol (current term)
estriols
estro
estrodienol
estrogen 2-hydroxylase
estrogen antagonist
estrogenemia
estrogenic
estrogenically
estrogenicity
estrogenism
estrogenlike
estrogens
estrone

Literary usage of Estriol

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1. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Food and Drugs, Pt. 800-1299, Revised by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"An estriol test system is a device intended to measure estriol, an estrogenic steroid, ... estriol measurements are used in the diagnosis and treatment of ..."

2. Guide to Clinical Preventive Services: Report of the U. S. Preventive by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Intervention studies of screening have not been carried out with unconjugated estriol alone, while cohort intervention studies evaluating MSAFP and hCG have ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"The samples must be run through for the first month to establish a base line. Subsequent plottings of the daily levels of estriol, ..."

4. Management & Therapy of Sickle Cell Disease edited by Clarice D. Reid, Samuel Charace, Bertram Lubin (1997)
"... bedrest is recommended and early delivery considered if growth fails to accelerate toward the normal rate or if urinary estriol falls. ..."

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