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Definition of "aromatase" []

  • An enzyme that selectively increases the aromaticity of androgen hormones (noun)

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Use "aromatase" in a sentence
  • "Not only that, but body fat contains an enzyme called aromatase, which produces oestrogen from testosterone."
  • "When women's ovaries stop producing estrogen, he said, the body tries to compensate with an enzyme called aromatase, which converts testosterone into a carcinogenic form of estrogen in fat tissue."
  • "Drugs like Tamoxifen and the newer drugs that are often called aromatase inhibitors."