Adjective "Progesterone" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Progesterone


    Definition:

    1. Biochemistry. a hormone, C 2 1 H 3 0 O 2 , that prepares the uterus for the fertilized ovum and maintains pregnancy.

    2. Pharmacology. a commercial form of this compound, obtained from the corpus luteum of pregnant sows or synthesized: used in the treatment of dysfunctional uterine bleeding, dysmenorrhea, threatened or recurrent abortion, etc.

    Examples:

    "gels can be progesterone."

    "deficiencies can be progesterone."

    "systems can be progesterone."

    "supplements can be progesterone."

    "replacements can be progesterone."

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