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[klom-uh-feen, kloh-muh-]
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noun Pharmacology.
  1. a substance, C26H28ClNO, used for inducing ovulation in certain infertile women.
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Origin of clomiphene

1960–65; c(h)lo(ro)-2 + (a)mi(ne) + phen(yl), extracted from the chemical name
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British Dictionary definitions for clomiphene


  1. a drug that stimulates the production of egg cells in the ovary: used to treat infertility in women
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clomiphene in Medicine


(klŏmə-fēn, klōmə-)
  1. A synthetic drug that is used to stimulate ovulation.
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