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Definition of desh

"desh" is probably misspelled. Trying DES instead Definition of DES

1. DES [ n ] a potent estrogen used in medicine and in feed for livestock and poultry

Used in print:

(Successful Farming, 59:12...)

These are to be fed at a rate to provide 10 milligrams DES per head daily .

Synonyms diethylstilbestrol DES stilboestrol stilbestrol diethylstilboestrol Related Terms estrogen

2. des [ n ] 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

Synonyms diethylstilbesterol stilbesterol des Related Terms nonsteroid

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