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Pronunciation: es'tron

Definition: A metabolite of 17ß-estradiol, commonly found in urine, ovaries, and placenta; has considerably less biologic activity than the parent hormone.

Synonym(s): follicular hormone, folliculin, ketohydroxyestrin, oestrone

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