stilbestrol
noun Etymology: stilbene + estrus + 1-ol Date: circa 1939 diethylstilbestrol

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  • stilbestrol — [stil bes′trôl΄, stil bes′trōl΄] n. 〚/span> STILBENE + ESTR(ONE) + OL2〛 DIETHYLSTILBESTROL * * * stil·bes·trol ( …   Universalium

  • stilbestrol — stilbèstrōl m <G stilbestróla> DEFINICIJA min. bezbojni kristalni prašak, teško topljiv u vodi; dobiva se sintezom, služi u medicini ETIMOLOGIJA v. stilben + ol …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • stilbestrol — [stil bes′trôl΄, stil bes′trōl΄] n. [< STILBENE + ESTR(ONE) + OL2] DIETHYLSTILBESTROL …   English World dictionary

  • stilbestrol — noun A synthetic estrogen used to treat infertility in animals …   Wiktionary

  • stilbestrol — SYN: diethylstilbestrol. * * * stil·bes·trol stil bes .trȯl, .trōl or chiefly Brit stil·boes·trol bēs n DIETHYLSTILBESTROL * * * stil·bes·trol (stil besґtrol) diethylstilbestrol …   Medical dictionary

  • Stilbestrol — Stịlb|es|t|rol, Stịlb|ös|t|rol [Stilben, östr u. ↑ ol (1)], das; s: svw. ↑ Diethylstilbestrol …   Universal-Lexikon

  • stilbestrol — n. nonsteroidal synthetic estrogen used to treat menopausal symptoms (Pharmacology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stilbestrol — stil·bes·trol …   English syllables

  • stilbestrol — stil•bes•trol [[t]stɪlˈbɛs trɔl, trɒl[/t]] n. pha diethylstilbestrol …   From formal English to slang

  • stilbestrol — noun a potent estrogen used in medicine and in feed for livestock and poultry • Syn: ↑diethylstilbestrol, ↑diethylstilboestrol, ↑stilboestrol, ↑DES • Hypernyms: ↑estrogen, ↑oestrogen …   Useful english dictionary

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