estrinization

noun
es·​trin·​iza·​tion | \ ˌes-trən-ə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌī-ˈzā- How to pronounce estrinization (audio) \
variants: or chiefly British oestrinization \ ˌē-​strin-​ How to pronounce estrinization (audio) \

Medical Definition of estrinization

1 : the uterine and vaginal mucosal alteration characteristic of estrus
2 : treatment with estrogenic substances

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“Estrinization.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/estrinization. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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