HyperDic: diethylstilboestrol

English > 1 sense of the word diethylstilboestrol:
NOUNsubstancediethylstilboestrol, diethylstilbestrol, stilbestrol, stilboestrol, DESa potent estrogen used in medicine and in feed for livestock and poultry
English > diethylstilboestrol: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA potent estrogen used in medicine and in feed for livestock and poultry.
Synonymsdiethylstilbestrol, stilbestrol, stilboestrol, DES
Broaderestrogen, oestrogenA general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics
Spanishdietilestilbestrol
Catalandietilestilbestrol

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