Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An estrogenic hormone, C18H24O3, that is a metabolite of estradiol and is found in the urine of pregnant women.

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  • noun organic chemistry A steroid hormone produced mostly during pregnancy

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  • noun a naturally occurring estrogenic hormone; a synthetic form is used to treat estrogen deficiency

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[es(trus) + tri– + –ol.]

Examples

  • The issue flared last year, when the FDA declared that custom-mixed hormones were no safer than traditional treatments and warned pharmacies to stop using estriol, which is not approved in this country for any use.

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  • The issue flared last year, when the FDA declared that custom-mixed hormones were no safer than traditional treatments and warned pharmacies to stop using estriol, which is not approved in the United States for any use.

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  • The issue flared last year, when the FDA declared that custom-mixed hormones were no safer than traditional treatments and warned pharmacies to stop using estriol, which is not approved in the United States for any use.

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  • The issue flared last year, when the FDA declared that custom-mixed hormones were no safer than traditional treatments and warned pharmacies to stop using estriol, which is not approved in the United States for any use.

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  • Women in these trials, however, received different types of estrogen, such as estriol or estradiol - but not CEE.

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  • But I had one post-menopausal patient in her 60s whom I put on a slightly higher dose of vaginal estriol and shortly after she began getting periods again.

    Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.: Can Hormones Keep You Young?

  • Similarity of insulin dependent diabetics '(IDD) and non-insulin dependent diabetics' (NIDD) levels of beta-hCG and unconjugated estriol with controls: no need to adjust as with AFP.

    Prenatal Diagnosis

  • I regularly prescribe the bioidentical hormone estriol vaginally with great results in my practice.

    Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.: Can Hormones Keep You Young?

  • I lowered the dose of estriol and her periods went away.

    Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.: Can Hormones Keep You Young?

  • Urine concentrations of E1, estradiol, estriol and pregnanediol significantly increased in all adults and children. emphasis added This is a study in humans NOT mice.

    Gary Liberson, PhD: The Environment Kills: OK, Sort of

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