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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.
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oestriolThe 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.
Medspeak-UK: pronounced, EE stree oll
Medspeak-US: pronounced, ESS tree oll
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An estrogenic metabolite of estradiol, usually the predominant estrogenic metabolite found in urine (especially during pregnancy).
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oestriolEstriol, an OESTROGEN used to treat infertility due to inadequate penetration of the cervical mucus by spermatozoa. A brand name is Ovestin.
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