diethylstilbestrol

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Etymology[edit]

diethyl +‎ stilbestrol

Noun[edit]

diethylstilbestrol (usually uncountable, plural diethylstilbestrols)

  1. An orally-active synthetic nonsteroidal oestrogen, first synthesized in 1938 and withdrawn in the 1970s on being identified as a teratogen.

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