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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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References in periodicals archive ?
Additional number-crunching indicated that the distant material is expanding nearly at a quarter of the speed of light, which confirmed the theory of material ejection due to TDEs.
TDEs may drive different oncogenic signals in autocrine, paracrine, or endocrine manner [17, 18] and growing evidence points to their role in different steps of metastasis.
By avoiding the "sage on the stage" technique, the CLC challenges students to expand their knowledge base through research and peer-to-peer learning, thus refraining from "spoon feeding" material and fostering a "checklist mentality." The use of 12 tactical decision exercises (TDEs), a Cavalry operations adaptive planning exercise (COAPEX), and professional reading and discussion guides a CLC student through the experiential learning model.
Mitral n=63 Vp E cm/ Vp A Tdes E VP Pey seg cm/seg ms cm/seg ms n=63 n=63 n=56 media -79.45 166.8 61.05 33.27 75 DE -5.74 0.02 5.17 2.97 0.01 EE -0.71 3 0.65 0.37 0.0013 V Tricuspide Vp E Vp A Tdes E cm/seg cm/seg ms n=63 n=63 n=17 media 58.14 32.49 6 DE 12.10 17.17 1 EE 1.53 2.16 0.24 TRIV: tiempo de relajacion isovolumetrica; FC: frecuencia cardiaca: Vp: velocidad pico; Pey: periodo eyectivo ventricular; Tdes: tiempo de desaceleracion, DE: desvio estandar; EE: error estandar; ms: milisegundos; lpm: latidos por minuto.