nor·​ges·​trel nȯr-ˈjes-trəl How to pronounce norgestrel (audio)
: a synthetic progestogen C21H28O2 having two optically active forms of which the biologically active levorotatory form is used in birth control pills see levonorgestrel

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“Norgestrel.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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