estrogenic

adjective es·tro·gen·ic \ ˌe-strə-ˈje-nik \

Definition of estrogenic

1 : promoting estrus
2 : of, relating to, caused by, or being an estrogen

estrogenically

play \ˌe-strə-ˈje-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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First Known Use of estrogenic

1930

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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estrogenic

adjective es·tro·gen·ic \ ˌes-trə-ˈjen-ik \
variants: or chiefly British oestrogenic play \ˌē-strə-\

medical Definition of estrogenic

1 : promoting estrus
2 : of, relating to, caused by, or being an estrogen

estrogenically

or chiefly British oestrogenically play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

estrogenicity

or chiefly British oestrogenicity play \-jə-ˈnis-ət-ē\ noun, plural -ties

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