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adjective Referring to an effect that suppresses or inhibits oestrogenic activity.
noun An agent that counters oestrogenic activity.


adjective Referring to an effect that suppresses or inhibits estrogenic activity noun A general term for an agent that counters estrogenic activity


Counteracting or suppressing estrogenic activity.
Synonym(s): antioestrogenic.
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58-59-60) Bhatnagar (58) found that the effects of lower doses were consistent with antioestrogenic effects resulting in anti-implantation effects, while higher doses produced an oestrogenic response resulting in abortifacient activity.
Interesting results have been obtained with the introduction of gestrinone, a steroid with androgenic, antiprogestinic and antioestrogenic activities.
Evidence that Serenoa repens extract displays an antioestrogenic activity in prostatic tissue of benign prostatic hypertrophy patients.
This structural similarity accounts for their ability to bind to oestrogen receptors, and exert various oestrogenic or antioestrogenic effects.
Can result in both oestrogenic and antioestrogenic effects.
Razdan MK, Kapila K, Bhide NK (1970) Study of the antioestrogenic activity of alcoholic extract of petals and seed of Butea frondosa.