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me•drox•y•pro•ges•ter•one



Pronunciation: (mi-drok"sē-prō-jes'tu-rōn"), [key]
n. Pharm.
a progesterone derivative, C24H34O4, used in the treatment of abnormal uterine bleeding and secondary amenorrhea, as a contraceptive of long duration, and in the treatment of certain cancers.

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