HyperDic: progesterone

English > 1 sense of the word progesterone:
NOUNsubstanceprogesterone, Lipo-Lutina steroid hormone (trade name Lipo-Lutin) produced in the ovary
progesterone > pronunciation
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English > progesterone: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA steroid hormone (trade name Lipo-Lutin) produced in the ovary; prepares and maintains the uterus for pregnancy.
Broaderprogestin, progestogenAny of a group of steroid hormones that have the effect of progesterone
Substance ofpill, birth control pill, contraceptive pill, oral contraceptive pill, oral contraceptive, anovulatory drug, anovulantA contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception
Adjectivesprogestationalof or relating to progesterone (or to a drug with effects like those of progesterone)

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