medroxyprogesterone

medroxyprogesterone

[mi-drok-see-proh-jes-tuh-rohn]
noun Pharmacology.
a progesterone derivative, C 2 4 H 3 4 O 4 , 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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