female hormone

noun

Medical Definition of female hormone

: a sex hormone (as an estrogen) primarily produced and functioning in the female

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“Female hormone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/female%20hormone. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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