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Synonyms

Estrogens; Sex Hormones; Oestrogen

Definition

Estrogens are responsible for female sexual development and function. The three major naturally occurring estrogens in women are estradiol, estriol, and estrone, estradiol being the predominant one.

Keywords

Public Health Social Policy Sexual Development Female Sexual Development 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media LLC 2010

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