dydrogesterone

noun
dy·​dro·​ges·​ter·​one | \ ˌdī-drō-ˈjes-tə-ˌrōn How to pronounce dydrogesterone (audio) \

Medical Definition of dydrogesterone

: a synthetic progestational agent C21H28O2 used in the diagnosis and treatment of amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, endometriosis, and in a test for pregnancy

called also isopregnenone

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“Dydrogesterone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dydrogesterone. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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