Definition of Des

1. Noun. A potent estrogen used in medicine and in feed for livestock and poultry.




2. Noun. 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.
Exact synonyms: Diethylstilbesterol, Stilbesterol
Generic synonyms: Nonsteroid, Nonsteroidal

Definition of Des

1. Acronym. (context cryptography) w:Data Encryption Standard Data Encryption Standard ¹

2. Acronym. (incoterm) Delivered Ex Ship ¹

3. Proper noun. Short form of the male given name Desmond. ¹

4. Noun. (plural of dE) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Des

1. A synthetic oestrogen (originally prescribed to prevent miscarriage) that caused malformations of the reproductive organs in some who were exposed to the drug during foetal development. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Des

DEAE cellulose
DEB
DEC
DEET
DEFCON
DEG
DEGs
DEHP
DELF
DELTA
DEM
DEMU
DEP
DEQ
DEROS
DES
DET
DEV
DEVDase
DEW
DEWR
DEW line
DEd
DF
DFA
DFAC
DFACs
DFAT
DFD
DFDAU

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