equilin

noun
eq·​ui·​lin | \ ˈek-wə-lən How to pronounce equilin (audio) \

Medical Definition of equilin

: a crystalline estrogenic hormone that is a phenolic steroid ketone C18H20O2 and is obtained from the urine of pregnant mares

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“Equilin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/equilin. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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