hypoestrogenism

noun

hy·​po·​es·​tro·​gen·​ism -ˈes-trə-jə-ˌniz-əm How to pronounce hypoestrogenism (audio)
variants or chiefly British hypo-oestrogenism
: a deficiency of estrogen in the body
long-term administration of a gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist induces hypoestrogenism and amenorrheaB. D. Cowan et al.
hypoestrogenic adjective
or chiefly British hypo-oestrogenic

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“Hypoestrogenism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypoestrogenism. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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