[ es-truh-jen-ik ]
/ ˌɛs trəˈdʒɛn ɪk /


Biochemistry. promoting or producing estrus.
of, relating to, or caused by estrogen.

Origin of estrogenic

1925–30; estr(us) + -o- + -genicfor def 1; estrogen + -ic for def 2

Related forms

es·tro·gen·i·cal·ly, adverban·ti·es·tro·gen·ic, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for estrogenic


[ ĕs′trə-jĕnĭk ]


Causing estrus in animals.
Having an action similar to that of an estrogen.

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