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Definition of the noun stilboestrol
What does stilboestrol mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- a potent estrogen used in medicine and in feed for livestock and poultry
- lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
- synonyms of stilboestrol: DES / diethylstilbestrol / diethylstilboestrol / stilbestrol
- more generic words: estrogen / oestrogen = a general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics
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Father 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 ...
Black's Medical Dictionary (2005)
by Bloomsbury Publishing
Stilboestrol physical defects that are found in people with learning disabilities (see LEARNING DISABILITY). Stilboestrol. A synthetic oestrogen (see OESTROGENS). Its physiological actions are closely similar to those of the natural ...
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 ...
A Dictionary of Psychology (2009)
by Andrew M. Colman
diethylstilboestrol n. Another name for ' stilboestrol.
Properties and Synonyms by I.K. Morton, Judith M. Hall
stilboestrol diphosphate ...
by David 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 caponization of cockerels and to increase the ...
Pioneering Lives From Ancient Times to the Mid-20th Century by Marilyn Ogilvie, Joy Harvey
" EffectoftheSynthetic Oestrogen Stilboestrol on ...
by Robert Alan Lewis
by D A Bender
sex hormones; 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.
by D. Brynn Hibbert, A.M. James
See STILBOESTROL. 1,2-dihydroxyethane (ethylene glycol, HOCH2CH2OH). Colourless ...
Encyclopedia 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 ...
by Arnold E. Bender
The synthetic female hormones stilboestrol and hexoestrol are similar in biological activity but quite different chemically.
A 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 ...
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