antiestrogen

play
noun an·ti·es·tro·gen \ˌan-tē-ˈe-strə-jən, ˌan-tī-, British -ˈē-\
variants: or British

antioestrogen

Definition of antiestrogen

  1. :  a substance (such as tamoxifen) that inhibits the physiological action of an estrogen … acts like an antiestrogen in breast and uterine tissue, thus protecting against hormone-stimulated cancers … — Jane E. Brody

antiestrogenic

or British

antioestrogenic

play \ˌan-tē-ˌe-strə-ˈje-nik, ˌan-tī-, British -ˌē-\ adjective antiestrogenic agents an antiestrogenic effect

1965

First Known Use of antiestrogen

1965


Medical Dictionary

antiestrogen

noun an·ti·es·tro·gen
variants: or chiefly British

antioestrogen

\-ˈes-trə-jən, British -ˈēs-\play

Medical Definition of antiestrogen

  1. :  a substance that inhibits the physiological action of an estrogen

antiestrogenic

or chiefly British

antioestrogenic

\-ˌes-trə-ˈjen-ik, British -ˌēs-\play adjective

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