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progestogen

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noun pro·ges·to·gen \-ˈjes-tə-jən\

Definition of progestogen

  1. :  a naturally occurring or synthetic progestational steroid

progestogenic

play \-ˌjes-tə-ˈje-nik\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of progestogen

progestational + -ogen (as in estrogen)


First Known Use: circa 1941


Medical Dictionary

progestogen

noun pro·ges·to·gen

Medical Definition of progestogen

  1. :  a naturally occurring or synthetic progestational steroid



Variants of progestogen

also

progestagen

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