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Pronunciation: pro'jes-ta'shun-al


  1. Favoring pregnancy; conducive to gestation; capable of stimulating the uterine changes essential for implantation and growth of a fertilized ovum.
  2. Referring to progesterone, or to a drug with progesteronelike properties.

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