estrogenic
adjective Date: 1930 1. promoting estrus 2. of, relating to, caused by, or being an estrogen • estrogenically adverb

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  • estrogenic — estrogénic adj. m., pl. estrogénici; f. sg. estrogénică, pl. estrogénice Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic …   Dicționar Român

  • estrogenic — [es΄trə jen′ik] adj. 1. of estrogen 2. of or producing estrus …   English World dictionary

  • estrogenic — adjective relating to or caused by estrogen • Pertains to noun: ↑estrogen • Derivationally related forms: ↑estrogen * * * estrogen, estrogenic, estrone, estrous varr. œstrogen, etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • estrogenic — estrogenically, adv. /es treuh jen ik/, adj. 1. Biochem. promoting or producing estrus. 2. of, pertaining to, or caused by estrogen. [1925 30; (def. 1) ESTR(US) + O + GENIC; (def. 2) ESTROGEN + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • estrogenic — adjective a) Of, relating to, or acting like estrogen. b) Causing estrus …   Wiktionary

  • estrogenic — 1. Causing estrus in animals. 2. Having an action similar to that of an estrogen. * * * es·tro·gen·ic .es trə jen ik or chiefly Brit oes·tro·gen·ic .ē strə adj 1) promoting estrus 2) of, relating to, caused by, or being an estrogen… …   Medical dictionary

  • estrogenic — adj. of or pertaining to estrogen (female sex hormone) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • estrogenic — es·tro·gen·ic …   English syllables

  • estrogenic — es•tro•gen•ic [[t]ˌɛs trəˈdʒɛn ɪk[/t]] adj. 1) biochem. promoting or producing estrus 2) biochem. of, pertaining to, or caused by estrogen • Etymology: 1925–30; (def. 1) estr (us) + o + genic; (def. 2) estrogen+ ic es tro•gen′i•cal•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • estrogenic hormone — estrogen …   Medical dictionary

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