Definition of Clomiphene

1. Noun. A fertility drug (trade name Clomid) that is used to stimulate ovulation and that has been associated with multiple births.

Exact synonyms: Clomid, Clomiphene Citrate
Generic synonyms: Fertility Drug
Language type: Trade Name



Definition of Clomiphene

1. Noun. (medicine) A drug used to stimulate ovulation in cases of female infertility ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Clomiphene

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Medical Definition of Clomiphene

1. A stilbene derivative structurally related to chlorotrianisene and used in the treatment of anovulatory infertility. It is absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and stimulates the secretion of pituitary gonadotropic hormones. Pharmacological action: fertility agents, female. Chemical name: Ethanamine, 2-(4-(2-chloro-1,2-diphenylethenyl)phenoxy)-N,N-diethyl- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clomiphene

cloistress
cloistresses
cloke
cloked
clokes
cloking
clomacran phosphate
clomazone
clomb
clombe
clome
clomegestone acetate
clomethiazole
clomidazole
clomifene
clomiphene (current term)
clomiphene citrate
clomiphene test
clomiphenes
clomipramine
clomipramine hydrochloride
clomp
clomped
clomper
clompers
clomping
clomps
clompy
clonable

Literary usage of Clomiphene

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1. Carcinogenic Potency Database, Endocrine Disruptors edited by Lois Swirsky Gold (2000)
"Animal Models That Will Accommodate SERMs The activity of SERMs can be studied in animal models to assess compounds such as clomiphene or tamoxifen (43). ..."

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