estradiol vs oestradiol what difference

what is difference between estradiol and oestradiol

English

Alternative forms

  • oestradiol (British)
  • E2 (abbreviation)

Etymology

From estra(triene) +‎ diol.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˌɛ.stɹəˈdaɪˌɔl/

Noun

estradiol (countable and uncountable, plural estradiols)

  1. (American spelling, biochemistry, pharmacology) A natural estrogenic hormone that is a phenolic alcohol estra-1,3,5-triene-3,17-diol (C18H24O2) secreted chiefly by the ovaries of all vertebrates, that is a major and the most potent of the naturally occurring estrogens; the semisynthetic esterified compound is used medicinally to treat estrogen deficiency and breast cancer.

Translations

Derived terms

  • estradiol benzoate
  • estradiol undecylate
  • estradiol valerate

References

  • “oestradiol”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–present.
  • “estradiol”, in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary.

Anagrams

  • idolastre, idolaters, steroidal

Romanian

Etymology

From French oestradiol.

Noun

estradiol m (plural estradioli)

  1. estradiol

Declension



English

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌiː.stɹəˈdʌɪ.ɒl/, /ˌɛ.stɹəˈdʌɪ.ɒl/

Noun

oestradiol (countable and uncountable, plural oestradiols)

  1. (British spelling) Alternative spelling of estradiol.

References

  • “oestradiol”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–present.

Anagrams

  • aldotriose

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