proestrogen

noun

pro·​es·​tro·​gen (ˈ)prō-ˈes-trə-jən How to pronounce proestrogen (audio)
variants or chiefly British pro-oestrogen
: a precursor of an estrogen that must undergo metabolism before becoming an active hormone

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“Proestrogen.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/proestrogen. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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