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Stilboestrol

Definition of the noun stilboestrol

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noun - plural: -

  1. a potent estrogen used in medicine and in feed for livestock and poultry

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Google previewHenderson's Materia Medica (1951)

Stilboestrol is a synthetic substance of relatively simple structure which nevertheless imitates the actions of oestrogenic hormones of the ovary. It is active by mouth. To control menopausal symptoms a daily dose of 0.5 to 1 mg. is adequate; ...

Google previewFather and Daughter (2014)

Patriarchy, gender and social science by Oakley, Ann

Stilboestrol is a synthetic oestrogen that was licensed in the 1940s for conditions which included menopausal symptoms (but not thin bones). It later acquired fame under the name diethylstilboestrol (DES) as a cause of vaginal cancer in the ...

Google previewBlack's Medical Dictionary (2005)

by Bloomsbury Publishing

Stilboestrol. A synthetic oestrogen (see OESTROGENS). Its physiological actions are closely similar to those of the natural ovarian hormone, and it has the great merit of being active when taken by mouth. The drug may help patients suffering ...

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

They include STILBOESTROL, hexoestrol and dienoestrol. Progestin, progesterone, or the luteal hormone is produced by the corpus luteum. This hormone, stimulates preparation of the lining of the uterus for pregnancy, and by counteracting ...

Google previewBlack’s Medical Dictionary (2017)

by Harvey Marcovitch

Stilboestrol. A synthetic oestrogen (see OESTROGENS). Its physiological actions are closely similar to those of the natural ovarian hormone, and it has the great merit of being active when taken by mouth. The drug may help patients suffering ...

Google previewBlack's Student Veterinary Dictionary (2017)

They include STILBOESTROL, hexoestrol and dienoestrol. Progestin, progesterone, or the luteal hormone is produced by the corpus luteum. This hormone, stimulates preparation of the lining of the uterus for pregnancy, and by counteracting ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Psychology (2009)

by Andrew M. Colman

diethylstilboestrol n. Another name for ' stilboestrol.

Google previewThe Biographical Dictionary of Women in Science (2003)

Pioneering Lives From Ancient Times to the Mid-20th Century by Marilyn Ogilvie, Joy Harvey

" EffectoftheSynthetic Oestrogen Stilboestrol on Pregnancy ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Food and Nutrition (2014)

by David A. Bender

sterile sterility, commercial sterilization, cold sterilization, HTST sterilization, UHT steroids sterols stevia leaves stevioside stew stewing stickwater stigmasterol stilboestrol still, continuous still, pot Stilton stiparogenic stiparolytic stirabout stir fry ...

Google previewBenders’ Dictionary of Nutrition and Food Technology (2006)

by D A Bender

chemically they are steroids, although non-steroidal compounds also have oestrogen activity, including the synthetic compounds stilboestrol and hexoestrol. These have been used for chemical caponisation (see capon) 340.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Toxicology (2005)

by Bruce Anderson, Ann de Peyster, Shayne C. Gad, P.J. Bert Hakkinen, Michael Kamrin, Betty Locey, Harihara M. Mehendale, Carey Pope, Lee Shugart

resveratrol 2:252 Stilbestrolsee Diethylstilbestrol StilbetinseeDiethylstilbestrol Stilboestroform see Diethylstilbestrol Stilboestrol see Diethylstilbestrol Stilboffral see Diethylstilbestrol Stilkapsee Diethylstilbestrol Stillomicinsee Puromicin Stilrol ...

Google previewDictionary of Nutrition and Food Technology (2016)

by Arnold E. Bender

The synthetic female hormones stilboestrol and hexoestrol are similar in biological activity but quite different chemically.

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Pharmacological Agents (2012)

Properties and Synonyms by I.K. Morton, Judith M. Hall

Stilphostrol" - stilboestrol. Stimate" = desmopressin. Stimlor" = naftidrofuryl. stiripentol (INN, USAN] (BCX 2600) is a benzodioxolyl derivative, an ANTICONVULSANT and ANXIOLYTIC. K-stophanthin-a = strophanthin-K. stophanthoside-K ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

stilboestrol. diethylstilbestrol.

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Chemistry (1987)

by D. Brynn Hibbert, A.M. James

See STILBOESTROL. 1,2-dihydroxyethane (ethylene glycol, HOCH2CH2OH). Colourless ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biomedicine (2010)

by John Lackie

stilboestrol A synthetic oestrogen that was used to prevent threatened miscarriage but was subsequently shown to be a risk factor for vaginal clear-cell ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

stilboestrol. See diethylstilboestrol. stilet, stilette. See stylet. stillbirth, 1. the birth of a fetus that died before or during birth. 2. a fetus, born dead, that weighs more than 400 g or is of equal to or greater ...

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