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phytoestrogen

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noun phy·to·es·tro·gen \ˌfī-tō-ˈes-trə-jən\

Definition of phytoestrogen

  1. :  a chemical compound (as genistein) that occurs naturally in plants and has estrogenic properties



1964

First Known Use of phytoestrogen

1964


Medical Dictionary

phytoestrogen

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noun phy·to·es·tro·gen \-ˈes-trə-jən\

Medical Definition of phytoestrogen

  1. :  a chemical compound (as genistein) that occurs naturally in plants and has estrogenic properties



Variants of phytoestrogen

or chiefly British

phyto–oestrogen


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