diethylstilbesterol


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Noun1.diethylstilbesterol - 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
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Worsening of the disease with pregnancy, oral contraceptive use, in postmenopausal women on combination of estrogen and progesterone for osteoporosis, male patients receiving diethylstilbesterol for prostate cancer, (5,6) points to hormonal etiology of melasma.
Hsp90 and environmental impacts on epigenetic states: a model for the trans-generational effects of diethylstilbesterol on uterine development and cancer.
Isoflavones have a common diphenolicstructure that resembles the potent synthetic estrogen diethylstilbesterol and hexestrol (Tham et al.
Phytoestrogens are natural phytochemicals, which are found in plants and their products, and are structurally and functionally similar to oestradiol-17b (isoflavone) or synthetic estrogens such as diethylstilbesterol (lignine).
Available hospital services, marital status, parity, history of preterm birth, in utero exposure to diethylstilbesterol, in vivo fertilization for index pregnancy, pregnancy complications such as gestational and pre-existing diabetes mellitus, antepartum bleeding and anemia, maternal weight gain, smoking, illegal drug use, uterine distension (e.
4 Despite BPA's having lower estrogenicity than estradiol, in in vivo studies its estrogenicity is only 100-fold lower than that of diethylstilbesterol (DES).
Diethylstilbesterol is 105 times more active than genistein, while daidzein is three-fourths as active as genistein, and so the estrogenic activity of soy isoflavones is usually thought to be minimal [34].
Diethylstilbesterol in treatment of post orchiectomy vasomotor symptoms and its relationship with serum follicle-stimulation hormone, luteinizing hormone and testosterone.