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Noun: progesterone  prow'je-stu,rown
  1. A steroid hormone (trade name Lipo-Lutin) produced in the ovary; prepares and maintains the uterus for pregnancy
    - Lipo-Lutin

Derived forms: progesterones

Type of: progestin, progestogen

Part of: anovulant, anovulatory drug, birth control pill, contraceptive pill, oral contraceptive, oral contraceptive pill, pill

Encyclopedia: Progesterone