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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Cytologic evidence of extensive keratotic reaction in women exposed to diethylstilbesterol in utero.
Twenty-five (57%) of the 44 patients had received prior treatment with ketoconazole and/or diethylstilbesterol and 38 patients (86%) had received prior treatment with chemotherapy, with 27 patients (61%) having received two or more prior chemotherapy regimens before entering the trial.
Seventeen patients (71%) had received prior treatment with ketoconazole and/or diethylstilbesterol and 19 patients (79%) had received prior treatment with chemotherapy with 13 patients (54%) having received two or more prior chemotherapy regimens before entering the trial.
Selective prothymocyte targeting by prenatal diethylstilbesterol exposure.
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.