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 ...
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 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.
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