[ nawr-uh-thahy-nuh-druhl, naw-reth-uh-nuh-drel ]
/ ˌnɔr əˈθaɪ nə drəl, nɔˈrɛθ ə nəˌdrɛl /
a progestin, C20H26O2, used in combination with an estrogen in some oral contraceptives.
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Origin of norethynodrel
1955–60; nor- + ethyn(yl), components of 2 versions of its chemical name + -odrel, of uncertain derivation
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