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Definition of Stilboestrol

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

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Google previewUndergraduate Surgery

by A.K. Nan

Stilboestrol is the dnvg most commonly used. The dose ...

Google previewCancer and its Management (2008)

by Robert Souhami, Jeffrey 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 ;...

Google previewThe Fetal Matrix: Evolution, Development and Disease (2005)

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, ...

Google previewCompanion Encyclopedia of the History of Medicine (2013)

by W. F. Bynum, Roy Porter

In addition, new drugs were developed which either acted like the natural hormones (for example, the synthetic oestrogen, stilboestrol ) or stimulated the release of hormone (for example, certain antidiabetic drugs), ...

Google previewThe encyclopedia of farm animal nutrition (2004)

by M. F. Fuller

Both synthetic oestrogen—mimicking agents, such as diethyl stilboestrol and zeranol, and naturally occurring female steroids, principally oestra— diol, are most effective on steers, though combined—action trenbalone acetate and oestradiol ...

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