gestagen

ges·ta·gen

(jes'tă-jen),
Inclusive term used to denote any one of several gestagenic substances, which are usually steroid hormones.
Synonym(s): gestin, progestin (3)

gestagen

/ges·ta·gen/ (jes´tah-jen) progestational agent.

gestagen

Endocrinology
1. A molecule with gestational activity–eg, medroxyprogesterone acetate. See Progestin.
2. A synthetic progesterone, aka progestin; progestogen.

ges·ta·gen

(jes'tă-jen)
Any of several gestagenic substances, which are usually steroid hormones.

gestagen

any hormone with progestational activity.
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However, she still experienced gestagen refractory menorrhagia and levonorgestrel releasing intrauterine system (Mirena(r)) application did not alleviate her bleeding.
In order to avoid confounding effects of different gestagens, Activelle, a low-dose oral hormone preparation containing the same gestagen, was preferred.
Deficiency of gestagen and / or oestrogen receptors may lead to an arrest in the further development of the embryonic Mullerian duct.
Long term effect on quality of life of transdermal sequential estrogen and gestagen therapy in postmenopausal women.
Melengestrol acetate (MGA), an orally active gestagen, can be used for estrus synchronization and/or induction in cattle (11).
A randomized study on the effects of estrogen/ gestagen or high dose oral calcium on trabecular bone remodeling in postmenopausal osteoporosis.
Use of an oestrogen, androgen or gestagen as a potential chemesterilant for control of rat and mouse populations.
In February 1966 a Special issue on gestagens was published with the largest print run of Anais to date.
Liselotte Mettler of Genital Endometriosis Focusing Gestagens and Anti- Gestagens Together with Surgical Pelviscopy 1990 1.
With 13 out of 28 it was used pure gestagens, while ginipral was applied with 26 out of 28.