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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 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 previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

bisphenol; a,a' -diethylstilbenediol; stilbestrol; stilboestrol; 3,4-bis(p-bydroxy- phenyl)-3-bexene; ...

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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Scrabble value of S1T1I1L1B3O1E1S1T1R1O1L1

The value of this 12-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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