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stilbestrol

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noun stil·bes·trol \stil-ˈbes-ˌtrȯl, -ˌtrōl\

Definition of stilbestrol



Origin and Etymology of stilbestrol

stilbene + estrus + 1-ol


First Known Use: circa 1939


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stilbestrol

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noun stil·bes·trol \stil-ˈbes-ˌtrȯl, -ˌtrōl\

Medical Definition of stilbestrol



Variants of stilbestrol

or chiefly British

stilboestrol

\-ˈbēs-\play

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