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pro·ges·ter·one

 (prō-jĕs′tə-rōn′)
n.
1. A steroid hormone, C21H30O2, that is secreted by the corpus luteum of the ovary and by the placenta and that acts to prepare the uterus for implantation of the fertilized ovum and to maintain pregnancy.
2. This compound formulated as a drug, usually prepared synthetically from phytosterols, used in the treatment of infertility, amenorrhea, abnormal uterine bleeding, and certain other conditions.

[pro- + gest(ation) + (st)er(ol) + -one.]

progesterone

(prəʊˈdʒɛstəˌrəʊn)
n
(Biochemistry) a steroid hormone, secreted mainly by the corpus luteum in the ovary, that prepares and maintains the uterus for pregnancy. Formula: C21H30O2. Also called: corpus luteum hormone
[C20: from pro-1 + ge(station) + ster(ol) + -one]

pro•ges•ter•one

(proʊˈdʒɛs təˌroʊn)

n.
a female hormone, synthesized chiefly in the corpus luteum of the ovary, that functions in the menstrual cycle to prepare the lining of the uterus for a fertilized ovum.
[1930–35;b. progestin and luteosterone(< German; synonymous with progestin)]

pro·ges·ter·one

(prō-jĕs′tə-rōn′)
A steroid hormone that prepares the uterus for pregnancy, maintains pregnancy, and promotes development of the mammary glands. The main sources of progesterone are the ovary and the placenta.

progesterone

A hormone that helps prepare the uterus to receive a fertilized egg.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.progesterone - a steroid hormone (trade name Lipo-Lutin) produced in the ovary; prepares and maintains the uterus for pregnancy
anovulant, anovulatory drug, birth control pill, contraceptive pill, oral contraceptive, oral contraceptive pill, pill - a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception
progestin, progestogen - any of a group of steroid hormones that have the effect of progesterone
Translations
progesteron

progesterone

[prəʊˈdʒestərəʊn] Nprogesterona f

progesterone

[prəʊˈdʒɛstərəʊn] nprogestérone f

progesterone

nProgesteron nt, → Gelbkörperhormon nt

progesterone

[prəʊˈdʒɛstəˌrəʊn] nprogesterone m

pro·ges·ter·one

n. progesterona, hormona esteroide segregada por los ovarios.

progesterone

n progesterona
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The progesterone assay has a dynamic interval of 1-60 ng/mL (3.
In this trial, sensitivity was defined as the proportion of heifers classified as pubertal by RTS -- given that they were truly pubertal as determined by progesterone assay -- while specificity was defined as the proportion of heifers classified as prepubertal by RTS -- given that they were truly prepubertal.
Analysis of factors influencing reproductive performance of the dairy cows by progesterone assay in milk fat.
Precision of progesterone assay was 6 pg/tube and intra-assay and interassay coefficients of variation were 6.
A biosensor system was developed to implement the real-time progesterone assay.
The release of Status-LH(TM) provides dog breeders and their veterinarians with a comprehensive system of canine ovulation timing products which include the Status-LH(TM) Canine Luteinizing Hormone Assay, Status-Pro(TM) Canine Progesterone Assay and ICG's Laboratory Testing Service for Canine Reproductive Hormones," Paul A.
With the release of OPTIMATE(TM), ICG provides dog breeders and their veterinarians the most comprehensive system of canine ovulation timing products which also includes the Status-LH(TM) Canine Luteinizing Hormone Assay, Status-Pro(TM) Canine Progesterone Assay, and ICG's Laboratory Testing Service for Canine Reproductive Hormones.
Status-LH provides dog breeders and their veterinarians with a comprehensive line of canine ovulation timing products which include the Status-LH Canine Lutenizing Hormone Assay, Status-Pro Canine Progesterone Assay and ICG's Laboratory Testing Service for Canine Reproductive Hormones," Rosinack noted.

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