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 ...
Cancer and its Management (2008)
by Robert Souhami, Jeffrey S. Tobias
One advantage of treatment with flutamide and other non-steroidal pure antiandrogens over stilboestrol is the potential for preservation of potency, but side-effects can be troublesome and include gynaecomastia, disturbances of hepatic ...
by Peter Gluckman, Mark Hanson
For example, stilboestrol is a synthetic form of oestrogen that was tried in the 1960s as a treatment for recurrent miscarriage. It can be safely used as a replacement oestrogen in non-pregnant adult women but if a female fetus is exposed to it, ...
Black's Medical Dictionary (2002)
by Gordon Macpherson
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 ...
A Dictionary of Psychology (2009)
by Andrew M. Colman
diethylstilboestrol n. Another name for ' stilboestrol.
The Chambers Dictionary (2006)
by Allied Chambers
stilbestrol See stilboestrol. stilbite slil' bit, n a pearly zeolite. [ Gr stilbein to shine] stilboestrol or (US) stilbestrol stil-bes'irsl,na synthetic oestrogen. [Gr slilbos glistening and oestrus] stile1 stil, n a step, or set of steps, built into ...
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 ...
by Arnold E. Bender
hormones, stilboestrol and hexoestrol, are similar in biological activity but quite different chemically. Apart from clinical use the oestrogens have been widely used in chemical caponization of cockerels and to enhance the growth rate of cattle ...
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.
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 John M. Lackie
stilboestrol Synthetic estrogen that was given to pregnant ...
stilboestrol or (N Amer) stilbestrol /stil'bhstrsl/ e=- noun a synthetic hormone that has oestrogenic properties. © 1 930s: from Greek stilbein to glitter. Stile1 o noun a step, or set of steps, that is incorporated into a fence or wall so that people ...
Chambers concise dictionary (2004)
by Ian Brookes
stilboestrol or (N Am) stilbestrol /stil'bkstral/ > n a synthetic hormone that has oestrogenic properties. [1930s: from Greek stilbein to glitter] stile1 on a step, or set of steps, that is incorporated into a fence or wall ...
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