quinestrol

[ kwin-es-trawl, -trol ]

nounPharmacology.
  1. a synthetic estrogen, C25H32O2, used in oral contraceptives.

Origin of quinestrol

1
First recorded in 1965–70; quin(ic acid) + estr(ogen) + -ol1

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