adjective Referring to an effect that suppresses or inhibits oestrogenic activity.
noun An agent that counters oestrogenic activity.
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adjective Referring to an effect that suppresses or inhibits estrogenic activity noun A general term for an agent that counters estrogenic activity
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Counteracting or suppressing estrogenic activity.
Synonym(s): antioestrogenic.
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