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quinestrol

[kwin-es-trawl, -trol] /kwɪnˈɛs trɔl, -trɒl/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a synthetic estrogen, C 2 5 H 3 2 O 2 , used in oral contraceptives.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; quin(ic acid) + estr(ogen) + -ol1
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