norelgestromin

noun

nor·​el·​ges·​tro·​min ˌnȯr-el-ˈjes-trə-mən How to pronounce norelgestromin (audio)
: a synthetic progestogen C21H29NO2 that is the primary active metabolite of norgestimate and is used in combination with ethinyl estradiol in a contraceptive transdermal patch see ortho evra

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“Norelgestromin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/norelgestromin. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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