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hydroxyprogesterone

noun hy·droxy·pro·ges·ter·one \ hī-ˌdräk-sē-prō-ˈjes-tə-ˌrōn \
variants: or 17α-hydroxyprogesterone play \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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