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progestogen

[proh-jes-tuh-juh n] /proʊˈdʒɛs tə dʒən/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
Also, progestagen.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; pro-1 + gest(ation) + -o- + -gen
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British Dictionary definitions for progestogen

progestogen

/prəʊˈdʒɛstədʒən/
noun
1.
any of a group of steroid hormones that have progesterone-like activity, used in oral contraceptives and in treating gynaecological disorders
Word Origin
C20: from progest(erone) + -o- + -gen
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progestogen in Medicine

progestogen pro·ges·to·gen (prō-jěs'tə-jən)
n.
Any of various substances having progestational effects; a progestin.

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