Definition of oestrane in English:

oestrane

(also estrane)

noun

Biochemistry
  • A saturated tetracyclic steroid hydrocarbon, C₁₈H₃₀, which is the parent compound of the naturally occurring oestrogens.

Origin

1930s. From oestr- + -ane.

Pronunciation

oestrane

/ˈiːstreɪn//ˈɛstreɪn/