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progesteronenoun [U]

uk   /prəʊˈdʒes.tər.əʊn/ us   /proʊˈdʒes.tə.roʊn/
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progesteronenoun [U]

/proʊˈdʒes·təˌroʊn/
biology a female hormone (= chemical that influences growth and development) which causes the uterus to prepare for pregnancy
(Definition of progesterone from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 孕酮,黄体酮…
in Chinese (Traditional) 妊娠素,黃體酮…
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