diethylstilbesterol


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diethylstilbesterol

[‚dī¦eth·əl·stil′bes·tə‚rȯl]
(biochemistry)
C18H20O2 A white, crystalline, nonsteroid estrogen that is used therapeutically as a substitute for natural estrogenic hormones. Also known as stilbestrol. Abbreviated DES.
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The effect of adult exposure to diethylstilbesterol in the mouse: alterations in imunological functions.
However, except for data on radiation and prenatal exposure to diethylstilbesterol (DES), there are virtually no human data adequate for quantitative analysis.
55,57) reported that perinatal exposure to estradiol and diethylstilbesterol (DES) increased prostate weight in rats described by an inverted-U relationship between dose and response.
Diethylstilbesterol in treatment of post orchiectomy vasomotor symptoms and its relationship with serum follicle-stimulation hormone, luteinizing hormone and testosterone.