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1. A general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics.
2. A steroid hormone, produced mainly in the ovaries, that stimulates estrus and the development of female secondary sexual characteristics.
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estrogen therapy
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) or the therapeutic administration of estrogen and progesterone, especially to postmenopausal women, to reduce symptoms and signs of estrogen deficiency such as hot flashes and osteoporosis.