Medical Definition of Dimethisterone

1. (6 alpha,17 beta)-17-hydroxy-6-methyl-17-(1-propynyl)androst-4-en-3-one. A synthetic progestational hormone without significant oestrogenic or androgenic properties. It was formerly used as the progestational component in oral sequential contraceptives. Pharmacological action: contraceptives, oral, synthetic, progestational hormones, synthetic. Chemical name: Androst-4-en-3-one, 17-hydroxy-6-methyl-17-(1-propynyl)-, (6alpha,17beta)- (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dimethisterone

dimers
dimes
dimesogenic
dimestore
dimestores
dimetacrine tartrate
dimetal
dimeter
dimeters
dimethadione
dimethenamid
dimethicone
dimethicones
dimethindene
dimethindene maleate
dimethisterone (current term)
dimethoate
dimethoates
dimethothiazine mesylate
dimethoxanate
dimethoxanate hydrochloride
dimethoxyamphetamine
dimethoxybenzene
dimethoxybenzenes
dimethoxyethane
dimethoxyflavone
dimethoxymethane
dimethoxytrityl
dimethyl
dimethyl-1-carbomethoxy-1-propen-2-yl phosphosphate

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