hydroxyprogesterone

noun
hy·​droxy·​pro·​ges·​ter·​one | \hī-ˌdräk-sē-prō-ˈjes-tə-ˌrōn \
variants: or 17α-hydroxyprogesterone \ˌsev-​ən-​ˈten-​ˈal-​fə-​ \

Medical Definition of hydroxyprogesterone 

: a synthetic derivative of progesterone used especially in the form of its caproate C27H40O4 in progestational therapy (as for amenorrhea and abnormal uterine bleeding)

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