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estrogenic

 [es″tro-jen´ik]
estrus-producing; having the properties of, or properties similar to, an estrogen.

es·tro·gen·ic

(es'trō-jen'ik),
1. Causing estrus in animals.
2. Having an action similar to that of an estrogen.

estrogenic

/es·tro·gen·ic/ (es″tro-jen´ik)
1. estrus-producing; having the properties of, or similar to, an estrogen.
2. pertaining to, having the effects of, or similar to an estrogen.

es·tro·gen·ic

(es'trŏ-jen'ik)
1. Causing estrus in animals.
2. Having an action similar to that of an estrogen.
Synonym(s): oestrogenic.

estrogenic

estrus-producing; having the properties of, or properties similar to, an estrogen.

estrogenic substances
are used in treatment of animals for diseases of the reproductive tract. In some countries they are still used as growth promotants in food animals. They also occur naturally in cultivated plants, e.g. subterranean clover, in fungi growing on plants and plant products, e.g. Fusarium graminearum, F. roseum. Poisoning with estrogens can occur in any of these circumstances. The clinical signs are, in general terms, feminization of males, and in females nymphomaniac activity and infertility due to endometrial changes, prolapse of the cervix and uterus and maternal dystocia due to uterine inertia. See also trifolium, fusariotoxicosis, growth promotants.
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