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[mi-drok-see-proh-jes-tuh-rohn] /mɪˌdrɒk si proʊˈdʒɛs təˌroʊn/

noun, Pharmacology.
a derivative, C 2 4 H 3 4 O 4 , used in the treatment of abnormal uterine bleeding and secondary amenorrhea, as a contraceptive of long duration, and in the treatment of certain cancers.


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