Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A synthetic drug, C26H28CINO, that is used in its citrate form to stimulate ovulation.

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  • n. A drug used to stimulate ovulation in cases of female infertility

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a fertility drug (trade name Clomid) that is used to stimulate ovulation and that has been associated with multiple births

Etymologies

c(h)lo(ro)- + (a)mi(ne) + phen(yl).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Further, the likelihood of getting womb cancer was even higher for the 362 women who took a certain fertility drug called clomiphene, which manipulates the function of oestrogen to cause the female body to make more eggs.

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  • i see that clomid is also called clomiphene (generic) i recently came across a friend who's pills are called clomifene ... spelt differently.

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  • While you’re losing the belly fat, a medication called clomiphene, which blocks the conversion from testosterone to estrogen, may help.

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  • "For women who desire pregnancy, a medication called clomiphene (Clomid) can be used to induce ovulation (cause egg production).

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  • He said broader and earlier use of fertility treatment such as clomiphene, which stimulates ovulation, has greatly contributed to the number of multiple births he's handled.

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  • The character endorsement from a fellow amateur bike racer currently serving a suspension for clomiphene:

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  • For women who ovulate irregularly, infrequently or not at all, fertility drugs such as Clomid (clomiphene) can certainly help them achieve pregnancy.

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  • My doctor recommended I take a drug called Clomid clomiphene citrate to stimulate my ovaries to produce more eggs.

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  • Fertility drugs such as Clomid clomiphene citrate may be prescribed to trigger egg growth and ovulation if you want to get pregnant.

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  • It contains the ingredient guaifenesin which helps thin all mucus secretions and often corrects the problem caused by clomiphene.

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