Definition of aromatase
: an enzyme or complex of enzymes that promotes the conversion of an androgen into estrogen
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Her discovery, a drug called an aromatase inhibitor, was initially met with skepticism.
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Origin and Etymology of aromatase
aromatic + -ase
First Known Use: 1959See Words from the same year
Medical Definition of aromatase
: an enzyme or complex of enzymes that promotes the conversion of an androgen (as testosterone) into estrogens (as estradiol)
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