Adjective "Medroxyprogesterone" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Medroxyprogesterone


    Definition:

    1. 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.

    Examples:

    "acetates can be medroxyprogesterone."