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progestagen

progestagen

(prō-jĕs′tŭ-jĕn) [ progesta(tional) + ″]
A synthetic compound that mimics the physiological effects of progesterone.

progestagen

progestogen.
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Estrous synchronization can be managed by different programs including single or combined use of hormones such as progestagens, estrogens, melatonin, PGF2[alpha], PMSG, hCG, GnRH in breeding, transition or anestrous seasons in goats (Alaam, 2005; Titi et al.
Effect of two different treatments with progestagens on heat synchronization in colombian creole sheep.
Women with early stage breast cancer requiring postoperative adjuvant tamoxifen were eligible after completion of postoperative radio and chemotherapy, no history of progestagen treatment since the diagnosis of breast cancer, no known allergy to polyethylene , healthy pelvic organs by physical examination and ultrasonography, satisfactory hysteroscopic assessment with all surfaces of the uterine cavity clearly visualized, uterine cavity less than 8 cm measured by transvaginal ultrasound, and age less than 60 years.
Humans make three estrogens (estriol, estradiol, and estrone), and one progestagen (progesterone).
The coil releases the hormone progestagen and one of its effects is to reduce the thickness of the womb wall.
Carcinogenicity of combined oestrogen progestagen contraceptives and menopausal treatment.
All ewes were synchronized in estrus, using progestagen sponges, before mating to rams from the same genotype and source.
Most were given HRT consisting of a combination of oestrogen and progestagen hormones.