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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Fitoestrógeno

Phytoestrogen (FY-toh-ES-truh-jin)
An estrogen-like substance found in some plants and plant products. Phytoestrogens may have anticancer effects.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.