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clomifene


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(clomiphene) n. a synthetic nonsteroidal compound (see anti-oestrogen) that induces ovulation and subsequent menstruation in women who fail to ovulate (for example, due to polycystic ovary syndrome). It is administered by mouth; common side-effects are hot flushes and abdominal discomfort. Trade name: Clomid.

Subjects: Medicine and Health — Chemistry.


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