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Noun: diethylstilbestrol  dI,e-thul-stil'bes,trówl or dI,ee-thul-stil'bes,trówl
  1. A potent oestrogen used in medicine and in feed for livestock and poultry
    - diethylstilboestrol, stilbestrol, stilboestrol, DES

Derived forms: diethylstilbestrols

Type of: estrogen [N. Amer], oestrogen [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Diethylstilbestrol