norgestimate

noun
nor·​ges·​ti·​mate | \ nȯr-ˈjes-tə-ˌmāt How to pronounce norgestimate (audio) \

Medical Definition of norgestimate

: a synthetic progestogen C23H31NO3 that is used in combination with an estrogen (as ethinyl estradiol) in birth control pills — see ortho tri-cyclen

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“Norgestimate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/norgestimate. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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