progesterone

Definitions of progesterone
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n a steroid hormone (trade name Lipo-Lutin) produced in the ovary; prepares and maintains the uterus for pregnancy

Synonyms:
Lipo-Lutin
Type of:
progestin, progestogen
any of a group of steroid hormones that have the effect of progesterone

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