ethisterone

noun

ethis·​ter·​one i-ˈthis-tə-ˌrōn How to pronounce ethisterone (audio)
: a synthetic orally effective female sex hormone C21H28O2 administered in cases of progesterone deficiency

called also anhydrohydroxyprogesterone, pregneninolone

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“Ethisterone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ethisterone. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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