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estrogenic

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

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

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Origin of estrogenic

1925–30; estr(us) + -o- + -genic for def. 1; estrogen + -icfor def. 2

OTHER WORDS FROM estrogenic

es·tro·gen·i·cal·ly, adverban·ti·es·tro·gen·ic, adjective
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Medical definitions for estrogenic

estrogenic
[ ĕs′trə-jĕnĭk ]

adj.

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