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progestin

[ proh-jes-tin ]
/ proʊˈdʒɛs tɪn /
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noun Pharmacology.
any substance having progesteronelike activity.

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Also called progestogen.

Origin of progestin

First recorded in 1925–30; pro-1 + gest(ation) + -in2
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