progestin

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noun pro·ges·tin \-ˈjes-tən\

Definition of progestin

  1. :  progestogen; especially :  a synthetic progesterone (such as levonorgestrel)

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Origin and Etymology of progestin

pro- + gestation + 1-in


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progestin

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noun pro·ges·tin \prō-ˈjest-ən\

Medical Definition of progestin

  1. :  progesterone; especially :  a synthetic progesterone (as levonorgestrel)


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