Definition of progestin in English:
Another term for progestogen.
- HRT is made up of two types of hormones, oestrogens and progestins, or synthetic progesterone.
- It is well known that gonadal steroids such as progestins, androgens and estrogens are produced by the ovary under the influence of gonadotropins.
- Reported androgenic effects of synthetic progestins include fluid retention, reduction of HDL cholesterol levels, headaches and mood disturbance.
Definition of progestin in:
- US English dictionary