mestranol


mes·tra·nol

noun \ˈmes-trə-ˌnl, -ˌnōl\

Definition of MESTRANOL

:  a synthetic estrogen C21H26O2 used in oral contraceptives

Origin of MESTRANOL

meth- + estrogen + pregnane (C21H36) + 1-ol
First Known Use: 1962

mes·tra·nol

noun \ˈmes-trə-ˌnl, -ˌnōl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MESTRANOL

: a synthetic estrogen C21H26O2 used in birth control pills—see enovid, ortho-novum

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