progesterone challenge test

progesterone challenge test

administration of a progestational agent in case of amenorrhea to detect the presence of an estrogen-primed endometrium.

pro·ges·ter·one chal·lenge test

(prŏ-jes'tĕr-ōn chal'ĕnj test)
Administration of a progestational agent in case of amenorrhea to detect the presence of an estrogen-primed endometrium.

Progesterone challenge test

A test that is given to see if a woman is still secreting estrogen. It consists of doses of progesterone given over a 10-day period.