3) On skeletal and bone
a) Estrogen has dual effect on skeletal growth.
Estrogen increases the osteoblastic activity at the time of
b) Estrogen are responsible for the oval shape of the female
c) Estrogen promotes the deposition of bone matrix (Estrogen
protects against bone loss in women)
4) On the breast
a) Estrogen enhance the development and growth of the
tubular duct system and nipples of mammary gland.
b) Estrogen causes fat deposition in the breast which cause
breast enlargement at puberty.