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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 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 previewCancer 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 ...

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 previewBlack'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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Psychology (2009)

by Andrew M. Colman

diethylstilboestrol n. Another name for ' stilboestrol.

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Food and Nutrition (2009)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary of Nutrition and Food Technology (2013)

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 ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

stilboestrol. diethylstilbestrol.

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

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.

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 previewThe Dictionary of Cell & Molecular Biology (2007)

by John M. Lackie

stilboestrol Synthetic estrogen that was given to pregnant ...

Google previewChabers 21st Century Dictionary

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 ...

Google previewChambers 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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