phytoestrogen

[fahy-toh-es-truh-juh n]

noun

an estrogen-like compound occurring naturally in plants of the legume family and in grains, vegetables, and fruits.

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British Dictionary definitions for phytoestrogen

phytoestrogen

noun

any of various plant compounds which have oestrogenic properties
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