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One entry found for progesterone.
Main Entry: pro·ges·ter·one
Pronunciation: promacr-primarystressjes-tschwa-secondarystressromacrn
Function: noun
: a female steroid sex hormone C21H30O2 that is secreted by the corpus luteum to prepare the endometrium for implantation and later by the placenta during pregnancy to prevent rejection of the developing embryo or fetus; also : a synthetic steroid resembling progesterone in action

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