dienestrol

noun

di·​en·​es·​trol ˌdī-ə-ˈnes-ˌtrȯl How to pronounce dienestrol (audio) -ˌtrōl How to pronounce dienestrol (audio)
variants or chiefly British dienoestrol
: a white crystalline estrogenic compound C18H18O2 structurally related to diethylstilbestrol and used topically to treat atrophic vaginitis and kraurosis vulvae

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“Dienestrol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dienestrol. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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