[klom-uh-feen, kloh-muh-] /ˈklɒm əˌfin, ˈkloʊ mə-/
a substance, C 26 H 28 ClNO, used for inducing ovulation in certain infertile women.
a drug that stimulates the production of egg cells in the ovary: used to treat infertility in women
clomiphene clom·i·phene (klŏm’ə-fēn, klō’mə-)
A synthetic drug that is used to stimulate ovulation.
[klomp] /klɒmp/ verb (used without object) 1. (def 6). /klɒmp/ noun, verb 1. a less common word for clump (sense 2), clump (sense 7) v. “to walk as with clogs,” 1829, probably a variant of clump (v.). Related: Clomped; clomping.
[klohn] /kloʊn/ noun 1. Biology. 2. a person or thing that duplicates, imitates, or closely resembles another in appearance, function, performance, or style: All the fashion models seemed to be clones of one another. verb (used with object), cloned, cloning. 3. to produce a copy or imitation of. 4. Biology. verb (used without object), cloned, […]
- Clonal selection theory
clonal selection theory n. The theory that the mutation of stem cells produces all possible templates for antibody production and that exposure to a specific antigen selectively stimulates the proliferation of the cell with the appropriate template to form a clone or colony of specific antibody-forming cells.
[kloh-ney-zuh-pam] /kloʊˈneɪ zəˌpæm/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a benzodiazepine, C 15 H 10 ClN 3 O 3 , used in the control of certain epilepsies.