norgestrel

noun
nor·​ges·​trel | \ nȯr-ˈjes-trəl How to pronounce norgestrel (audio) \

Medical Definition of norgestrel

: 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/norgestrel. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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