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estriol

 [es´tre-ol]
a relatively weak human estrogen that is a metabolic product of estradiol and estrone found in high concentration in the urine of females.

es·tri·ol

(es'trē-ol),
An estrogenic metabolite of estradiol, usually the predominant estrogenic metabolite found in urine (especially during pregnancy); epimers at C-16, C-17, or both, are known as 16-epiestriol, 16,17-epiestriol, and 17-epiestriol.

estriol

/es·tri·ol/ (es´tre-ol) a relatively weak human estrogen (q.v.), being a metabolic product of estradiol and estrone found in high concentrations in urine, especially during pregnancy.

estriol

(ĕs′trī-ôl′, -ōl′, -ŏl′, ĕ-strī′-)
n.
An estrogenic hormone, C18H24O3, that is a metabolite of estradiol and is present chiefly during pregnancy. It is produced by the placenta and is found in the urine of pregnant women.

estriol

[es′trē·ôl]
a relatively weak, naturally occurring human estrogen found in high concentrations in urine. Also spelled oestriol. See also estrogen.

oestriol

The weakest of the three natural human oestrogens; it only appears in significant amounts during pregnancy as it is produced by the placenta from 16-OH DHEA-S, an androgen produced by the foetal liver and adrenal glands.

Pronunciation
Medspeak-UK: pronounced, EE stree oll
Medspeak-US: pronounced, ESS tree oll

estriol

Physiology A steroid hormone, the synthesis of which depends on a sequence of biochemical reactions in the placenta or fetus in a functional compartment, the fetoplacental unit–FPU. See Triple marker.

es·tri·ol

(es'trē-ol)
An estrogenic metabolite of estradiol, usually the predominant estrogenic metabolite found in urine (especially during pregnancy).
Synonym(s): oestriol.

estriol (esˑ·trē·l),

n a form of estrogen synthesized within the liver, used to relieve menopausal complaints. It may increase the risk of endometrial and breast cancers. Also called
E3.

estriol

a relatively weak estrogen, being a metabolic product of estradiol and estrone found in high concentration in the urine of women.
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