TITLE

stilbestrol

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2076
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "stilbestrol" is presented. It is used to represent diethylstilbestrol.
ACCESSION #
21246812

 

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