desogestrel

noun
deso·​ges·​trel | \ ˌdes-ə-ˈjes-tril How to pronounce desogestrel (audio) \

Medical Definition of desogestrel

: a synthetic progestogen C22H30O used in birth control pills in combination with ethinyl estradiol

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