progestogen


pro·ges·to·gen

noun \-ˈjes-tə-jən\

Definition of PROGESTOGEN

:  a naturally occurring or synthetic progestational steroid
pro·ges·to·gen·ic \-ˌjes-tə-ˈje-nik\ adjective

Origin of PROGESTOGEN

progestational + -ogen (as in estrogen)
First Known Use: circa 1941

pro·ges·to·gen

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PROGESTOGEN

: a naturally occurring or synthetic progestational steroid

Variants of PROGESTOGEN

pro·ges·to·gen also pro·ges·ta·gen \-ˈjes-tə-jən\

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