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Meaning of "mestranol" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD MESTRANOL

From m(ethyl) + (o)estr(ogen) + ( pregn) an( e) (C21H36) + -ol.
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PRONUNCIATION OF MESTRANOL

mestranol  [ˈmɛstrəˌnɒl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MESTRANOL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Mestranol is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MESTRANOL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Mestranol

Mestranol is the 3-methyl ether of ethinylestradiol. It was the estrogen used in many of the first oral contraceptives. It is a biologically inactive prodrug of ethinylestradiol to which it is demethylated in the liver with a conversion efficiency of 70%.

Definition of mestranol in the English dictionary

The definition of mestranol in the dictionary is a synthetic oestrogen used in combination with progestogens as an oral contraceptive. Formula: C21H26O2.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MESTRANOL


allopurinol
ˌæləʊˈpjʊərɪˌnɒl
butanol
ˈbjuːtəˌnɒl
ethanol
ˈɛθəˌnɒl
eugenol
ˈjuːdʒɪˌnɒl
flavanol
ˈfleɪvəˌnɒl
flavonol
ˈfleɪvəˌnɒl
hexylresorcinol
ˌhɛksɪlrɪˈzɔːsɪˌnɒl
isoproterenol
ˌaɪsəʊprəˈtɜːrəˌnɒl
methanol
ˈmɛθəˌnɒl
nitinol
ˈnɪtɪˌnɒl
orcinol
ˈɔːsɪˌnɒl
panthenol
ˈpænθɪˌnɒl
pentanol
ˈpentəˌnɒl
propanol
ˈprəʊpəˌnɒl
resorcinol
rɪˈzɔːsɪˌnɒl
retinol
ˈrɛtɪˌnɒl
tribromoethanol
traɪˌbrəʊməʊˈɛθəˌnɒl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MESTRANOL

messiest
messieurs
messily
Messina
messiness
messman
messmate
Messrs
messuage
messy
mestee
mester
mesteso
mestino
mestiza
mestizo
mesto
mestom
mestome
met

WORDS THAT END LIKE MESTRANOL

aminophenol
bioethanol
cannabinol
dinitrophenol
enol
espanol
Grand Guignol
hydroquinol
indophenol
methylphenol
octanol
Pagnol
pentachlorophenol
polyphenol
quinol
Rohypnol
rosinol
stanol
trinitrophenol
xylenol

Synonyms and antonyms of mestranol in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «mestranol» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MESTRANOL

Find out the translation of mestranol to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of mestranol from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «mestranol» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

炔雌醇甲醚
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

mestranol
570 millions of speakers

English

mestranol
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

mestranol
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ميسترانول
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

местранол
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

mestranol
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

mestranol
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mestranol
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mestranol
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Mestranol
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

メストラノール
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

mestranol
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mestranol
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mestranol
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

mestranol
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मेस्ट्रॅनॉल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

mestranol
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mestranolo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

mestranol
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

местранол
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mestranol
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

mestranol
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

mestranol
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

mestranol
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

mestranol
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of mestranol

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MESTRANOL»

The term «mestranol» is normally little used and occupies the 131.943 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MESTRANOL» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «mestranol» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «mestranol» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about mestranol

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MESTRANOL»

Discover the use of mestranol in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to mestranol and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Evaluation of R-55 and Mestranol to protect douglas-fir seed ...
Consumption of seed was reduced markedly by treatment with endrin and mestranol but not by R-55. Animal mortality was low from all treatments. Feeding on seed treated with mestranol at l percent was not significantly different from that  ...
Glenn LeRoy Crouch, M. A. Radwan, 1971
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Eighth Annual Report on Carcinogens: 1998 Summary
There is sufficient evidence for the carcinogenicity of mestranol in experimental animals (IARC V.6, 1974; IARC V.21, 1979; IARC S.4, 1982; IARC S.7, 1987). When administered alone orally to mice, mestranol increased the incidences of ...
Barry Leonard, 1999
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Varney's Midwifery
The main variations among the different formulations of the combination pill are the dosages, the relative proportions of the estrogenic and progestational components, and which estrogenic substance (ethinyl estradiol or mestranol) is used ...
Helen Varney, Jan M. Kriebs, Carolyn L. Gegor, 2004
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6th Annual Report on Carcinogens (1991)
When administered alone orally to mice, mestranol increased the incidences of pituitary and malignant mammary tumors. Mestranol also induced an increased incidence of malignant mammary tumors in female rats when administered orally  ...
DIANE Publishing Company, 1994
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Initiation and Promotion in Skin Or Liver Neoplasia: A 65 ...
PH-DENA after 48 weeks: N»16; TNATCHN) " 1; %TBA(HN) = 6.3% (V16); TNAT( HC) = 6; %TBA(HC) - 38% (6/16); GGT/cm3 » 67 ± 13 c. PH-0. 5ppm Mestranol after 36 weeks: N= 12; TNAT(HN) » 0; TNAT(HC) » 0; GGT/cm3 « 122 ± 30 d.
Edward B. Ilgren, 1991
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The Evolution of Drug Discovery: From Traditional Medicines ...
O OH CH3O Birch CH3O Estrone, methyl ether Estradiol, methyl ether OH CCH Oppenauer Oxidation O CH3O 17a–ethinylestradiol, methyl ether Mestranol 1) HCCH, Li, NH3, liq 2) Hydrolysis CH3O Figure 4.69 17α-Ethinylestradiol methyl ...
Enrique Ravina, 2011
7
Clinical Naturopathic Medicine
TABLE 14.5 Potential Interactions—cont'd Female Reproductive System Drug Class(es) Commonly Used Combined oral contraceptive (Mestranol/ Norethindrone acetate; Norinyl) Combined oral contraceptive (Mestranol/ Norethindrone ...
Leah Hechtman, 2012
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Index Nominum 2000: International Drug Directory
3, JP XIII, USP 24 Mestranol® (Jelfa: PL) L: Mesulfenum D: Mesulfen F: Mésulfène S: Mesulfeno f Scabicide АТС: D10AB05, P03AA03 CAS-Nr.: 0000135-58-0 0¡ Thianthrene, 2,7-dimethyl- н,с Ci4"H12-S2 Mr 244.37 OS: Mesulpben BAN OS: ...
‎2000
9
Combined Estrogen-progestogen Contraceptives and Combined ...
In female rats, the incidence of hepatocellular carcinomas was increased by ethinylestradiol plus norethisterone acetate; this combination and mestranol plus norethisterone also increased the incidence of liver adenomas in male rats.
IARC Working Group on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans, 2007
10
Reproductively Active Chemicals: A Reference Guide
... see AOO475 MESTRANOL see MKB750 MESTRANOL mixed with CHLORMADINONE ACETATE see CNV750 MESTRANOL mined wilh 6- CHLORO-6-DEHYDRO-l7-a-ACE- TOXYPROGESTERONE see CNV750 MESTRANOL mixed wilh ...
Richard J. Lewis, 1991

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MESTRANOL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term mestranol is used in the context of the following news items.
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Bizarre history of hormonal contraception
With quiet support from GD Searle & Co [now part of Pfizer], the research led to an oestrogen–progestin combination (mestranol 150mcg and ... «The Pharmaceutical Journal, Apr 15»
2
A large life, fully lived
Syntex's norethindrone·mestranol blend, Novum, was launched in 1962, and a low-dose version released in 1964 subsequently became the ... «Royal Society of Chemistry, Feb 15»
3
No prescription needed ... A push to make the contraceptive pill …
... Norethisterone, Levonorgestrel Cyproterone, Gestodene, Drospirenone, Mestranol, Medroxyprogesterone, Oestrogens, Progestogens. «NEWS.com.au, Nov 14»
4
Jonathan Eig's 'Birth of the Pill' a deft study of revolution
... simple but potent combination of progestin, a synthetic version of progesterone that prevents ovulation, and mestranol, synthetic estrogen. «Los Angeles Times, Oct 14»
5
Inventors Day: Top Ten Greatest Inventions that Changed the World
... America, developed the first birth control pills in the 1950s, such as mestranol/norethynodrel, which became publicly available in the 1960s. «Yahoo News UK, Sep 14»
6
A Dangerous Spin: Some Docs Downplay Study Linking Pill to …
Women currently taking pills with high doses of synthetic estrogen — 80 micrograms of ethinyl estradiol or 80 micrograms of mestranol — were ... «National Catholic Register, Sep 14»
7
Birth control pills may increase breast cancer risk
High-dose oestrogen pills – those containing 50 micrograms ethinyl estradiol or 80 micrograms mestranol – were associated with nearly a ... «Health24.com, Aug 14»
8
Recent Birth Control Pill Use May Be Linked With Increased Risk for …
... containing 50 micrograms ethinyl estradiol or 80 micrograms mestranol; also triphasic combination pills with .75 milligrams of norethindrone. «Glamour, Aug 14»
9
Some Birth Control Pills May Up Breast Cancer Risk
High-dose estrogen pills -- those containing 50 micrograms ethinyl estradiol or 80 micrograms mestranol -- were associated with nearly a ... «HealthDay, Aug 14»
10
The hunt for endocrine disruptors
One lake contained the synthetic hormone mestranol. Common chemicals included nonylphenol, a breakdown product from detergents, ... «WisconsinWatch.org, May 13»

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« EDUCALINGO. Mestranol [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/mestranol>. Jun 2021 ».
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