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clomiphene

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noun clo·mi·phene \ˈklō-mə-ˌfēn\

Definition of clomiphene

  1. :  a synthetic drug C26H28ClNO used in the form of its citrate to induce ovulation



Origin of clomiphene

chlor- + amine + -phene (from phenyl)


First Known Use: 1963


Medical Dictionary

clomiphene

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noun clo·mi·phene \ˈkläm-ə-ˌfēn, ˈklōm-\

Medical Definition of clomiphene

  1. :  a synthetic drug used in the form of its citrate C26H28ClNO·C6H8O7 to induce ovulation Clomiphene is marketed under the trademark Clomid.




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