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  1. quinestrol(Noun)

    A synthetic oestrogen used in hormone replacement therapy.

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  1. Quinestrol

    Quinestrol is synthetic estrogen used in hormone replacement therapy, and occasionally to treat breast cancer and prostate cancer.

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  1. Quinestrol

    The 3-cyclopentyl ether of ETHINYL ESTRADIOL. After gastrointestinal absorption, it is stored in ADIPOSE TISSUE, slowly released, and metabolized principally to the parent compound. It has been used in ESTROGEN REPLACEMENT THERAPY. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1992, p1011)

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