Any of various substances having progestational effects; a progestin.
Origin of progestogenpro–1 + gest(ation) + –gen.
- (biochemistry, steroids, biochemistry, steroids) Alternative spelling of progestagen.
Variant of progestin
any of various natural or synthetic steroid hormones, as progesterone, that cause progestational activity, used in birth control pills, in hormone therapy, etc.
often called progestogen