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Medical Term:

Corner-Allen unit

Pronunciation: kor'ner al'en


a unit of progestational activity, measured in rabbits; the minimum dose that, divided into five equal daily portions, produces on the sixth day the uterine changes characteristic of the eighth day of normal pregnancy; the unit has about the same potency as the international unit.

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