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  • a hormone produced in the ovary.
    Source: Anthromorphemics
  • one of a group of female sex hormones; an estrus-producing hormone
    Source: Noland, George B. 1983. General Biology, 11th Edition. St. Louis, MO. C. V. Mosby
  • One of a group of hormonal steroid compounds that promote the development of female secondary sex characteristics; sometimes used in the prevention of osteoporosis.
    Source: Biotechnology Glossary