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Synonyms of des

Noun


1. diethylstilbestrol, diethylstilboestrol, stilbestrol, stilboestrol, DES, estrogen, oestrogen

usage: a potent estrogen used in medicine and in feed for livestock and poultry

2. diethylstilbesterol, DES, stilbesterol, nonsteroid, nonsteroidal

usage: synthetic nonsteroid with the properties of estrogen; formerly used to treat menstrual problems but was found to be associated with vaginal cancers in the daughters of women so treated during pregnancy

Noun


1. diethylstilbestrol, diethylstilboestrol, stilbestrol, stilboestrol, DES, estrogen, oestrogen

usage: a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies

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