Recent Examples of progesterone from the Web
After childbirth, levels of estrogen and progesterone dramatically drop.
Once your corpus luteum involutes, your progesterone levels fall.
Couldn’t an extra dose of progesterone overcome the mifepristone?
I'm also instructed to start progesterone gel suppositories twice a day.
The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has cautioned against the procedure, arguing that progesterone, while generally well-tolerated, can cause significant cardiovascular, nervous system and endocrine reactions if used improperly.
Several California clinics advertise the therapy, claiming to be able to undo the effects of the first dose containing mifepristone, which blocks progesterone production and causes the uterine lining to shed.
In response, the cells secreted levels of estrogen and progesterone found in a typical menstrual cycle—including during ovulation—replicating the signaling that occurs among different female reproductive organs.
But her progesterone shots - necessary to keep her pregnancy viable after a series of miscarriages - had been $200 a month.
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Origin and Etymology of progesterone
First Known Use: 1935See Words from the same year
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Definition of progesterone for English Language Learners
medical : a substance (called a hormone) that occurs naturally in women and female animals
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