Aromatase inhibitor. Definition

Medical Definition: Aromatase inhibitor

A drug that prevents the formation of estradiol, a female hormone, by interfering with the enzyme aromatase. Aromatase inhibitors are used as a type of hormone therapy in postmenopausal women with cancer of hormone-dependent breast cancer. It also blocks the conversion of some androgens produced in the adrenal gland to estrogen

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