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clomiphene

[ klom-uh-feen, kloh-muh- ]
/ ˈklɒm əˌfin, ˈkloʊ mə- /
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noun Pharmacology.
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

clomiphene
/ (ˈkləʊmɪˌfiːn) /

noun
a drug that stimulates the production of egg cells in the ovary: used to treat infertility in women
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