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diethylstilboestrol

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  • n. diethylstilbestrol

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  • n. a potent estrogen used in medicine and in feed for livestock and poultry

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Examples

  • That a minor hiccup could occur during brain development in the womb, perhaps caused by a hormonal glitch, or environmental factors such as administration of diethylstilboestrol during pregnancy seems very plausible.

    Brains, Gender, Humour, Pain, and possibly Depression

  • She believes there are parallels with another man-made hormone, diethylstilboestrol (DES), which was used to prevent miscarriage in the 1950s.

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