January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1781
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A definition of the term "progestin" is presented. It refers to a hormone of corpus luteum that prepares the endometrium for implantation of the fertilized ovum. It also refers to a term used to cover a large group of synthetic drugs that have a progesterone-like effect on the uterus. The synonyms of the term are progesterone and progestational agent.


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