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medroxyprogesterone

[mi-drok-see-proh-jes-tuh-rohn]
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noun Pharmacology.
  1. a progesterone derivative, C24H34O4, used in the treatment of abnormal uterine bleeding and secondary amenorrhea, as a contraceptive of long duration, and in the treatment of certain cancers.

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