megestrol acetate

noun
me·​ges·​trol acetate | \ me-ˈjes-ˌtrȯl- How to pronounce megestrol acetate (audio) \

Medical Definition of megestrol acetate

: a synthetic progestational hormone C24H32O4 used in palliative treatment of advanced carcinoma of the breast and in endometriosis

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“Megestrol acetate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/megestrol%20acetate. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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