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Meaning of “progesterone” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of progesterone from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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progesteronenoun [U]

biology a ​femalehormone (= ​chemical that ​influencesgrowth and ​development) which ​causes the ​uterus to ​prepare for ​pregnancy
(Definition of progesterone from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “progesterone”
in Chinese (Simplified) 孕酮,黄体酮…
in Chinese (Traditional) 妊娠素,黃體酮…
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