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"Dinoprostone" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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The most common and most biologically active of the mammalian prostaglandins. It exhibits most biological activities characteristic of prostaglandins and has been used extensively as an oxytocic agent. The compound also displays a protective effect on the intestinal mucosa.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Dinoprostone" by people in this website by year, and whether "Dinoprostone" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 51 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 1998 and 2014
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