diethylstilboestrol

Definitions of diethylstilboestrol
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n a potent estrogen used in medicine and in feed for livestock and poultry

Synonyms:
DES, diethylstilbestrol, stilbestrol, stilboestrol
Type of:
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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