stilboestrol

/stɪlˈbistrɒl/ (say stil'beestrol)

noun
a synthetic hormone, C18H20O2, the parent substance of a group of oestrogenic agents, some of which are more active than those of the human body.
Also, US, stilbestrol. {stilb(ene) + oestr(us) + -ol1}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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