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noun [U]  /proʊˈdʒes·təˌroʊn/
biology a female hormone (= chemical that influences growth and development) which causes the uterus to prepare for pregnancy
Translations of “progesterone”
in Chinese (Traditional) 妊娠素,黃體酮…
in Chinese (Simplified) 孕酮,黄体酮…
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