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hypoestrogenism

noun hy·po·es·tro·gen·ism \ -ˈes-trə-jə-ˌniz-əm \
variants: or chiefly British hypo-oestrogenism play \-ˈēs-trə-\

medical Definition of hypoestrogenism

:a deficiency of estrogen in the body
  • long-term administration of a gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist induces hypoestrogenism and amenorrhea
  • —B. D. Cowan et al

hypoestrogenic

play \-ˌes-trə-ˈjen-ik\ or chiefly British hypo-oestrogenic play \-ˌēs-trə-\ adjective

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