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DES

abbr.
1. data encryption standard
2. diethylstilbestrol
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DES

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

diethylstilbestrol.
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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
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Translations

DES

abbr of Department of Education and ScienceBildungs- und Wissenschaftsministerium nt
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DES

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

V. diethylstilbestrol.
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