norgestrel

noun

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/norgestrel. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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