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DES

abbr.
1. data encryption standard
2. diethylstilbestrol

DES

(in Britain) abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Department of Education and Science

DES

diethylstilbestrol.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.DES - a potent estrogen used in medicine and in feed for livestock and poultry
estrogen, oestrogen - a general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics
2.DES - synthetic nonsteroid with the properties of estrogen; formerly used to treat menstrual problems but was found to be associated with vaginal cancers in the daughters of women so treated during pregnancy
nonsteroid, nonsteroidal - an organic compound that does no contain a steroid
Translations

DES

abbr of Department of Education and ScienceBildungs- und Wissenschaftsministerium nt

DES

[ˌdiːiːˈes] n abbr (Brit) =Department of Education and Scienceministero della Pubblica Istruzione

DES

V. diethylstilbestrol.
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These insights may now have solved the mystery of DES.
I've had a mistrust of medicines'' as a result of DES exposure, Shenker said.
However, there are millions of younger women and men of all ages who suffer from DES resulting from other causes.
In the present study, we used this model to examine the ability of BPA--in comparison with known strong estrogens DES and 17[beta]-estradiol dipropionate (EP)--to activate endogenous ERs present in mouse embryos (Lemmen et al.
For experience, reliability and safety its DES in the long term.
Triple DES isn't around the corner; it's here," says EFTA Executive Director Kurt Helwig.
When the mandate was announced, Metavante decided to make certain that the Triple DES capability was available to our clients before the published deadline," said Frank D'Angelo, executive vice president and general manager, Metavante EFT and Card solutions.
The only reason he fed some mice DES, he explains, was that he thought any fat effect would be "too subtle" to detect without it.
DES MOINES, Iowa -- AmerUs Group today announced that its chairman and chief executive officer, Roger K.
However, Reinisch and Sanders believe that exposure to DES in the womb does--in a very subtle way -- change the way men approach certain tasks, especially spatial tasks.
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