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The time of life when a woman's menstrual periods stop permanently. Also called "change of life."

(med·roxy·pro·ges·ter·one ac·e·tate) (med-rok²se-pro-jes¢t[schwa]r-[omacr]n) [USP] a progestin administered orally in the treatment of secondary amenorrhea and functional uterine bleeding and intramuscularly as an antineoplastic in the treatment of metastatic endometrial and renal carcinoma and as a contraceptive.