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(Science: chemical) 7-(3,5-dihydroxy-2-(3-hydroxy-1-octenyl)cyclopentyl)-5-heptenoic acid. A natural prostaglandin f analog that has oxytocic, luteolytic, and abortifacient activities. Due to its vasocontractile properties, the compound has a variety of other biological actions.

Pharmacological action: abortifacient agents, non-steroidal, oxytocics.

chemical name: Prosta-5,13-dien-1-oic acid, 9,11,15-trihydroxy-, (5Z,9alpha,11alpha,13E,15S)-

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