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Definition of "estrogenic" [estrogenic]

  • Of, relating to, or acting like estrogen. (adjective)
  • Causing estrus. (adjective)

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Use "estrogenic" in a sentence
  • "But it's still unclear whether people are being harmed by BPA or any other so-called estrogenic chemicals in plastics."
  • "But the problem with parabins is that they "are estrogenic, meaning they will bind to estrogen receptors on cells, and in test-tube studies, they actually stimulate breast cancer cells," she said."
  • "BPA enters our bodies and, because of its "estrogenic" properties, it can affect pancreatic beta-cell production."