[ nawr-jes-truhl ]
/ nɔrˈdʒɛs trəl /
a synthetic progestin, C21H28O2, used in some oral contraceptives either alone or in combination with an estrogen.
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Medical definitions for norgestrel
[ nôr-jĕs′trəl ]
A synthetic progestogen used in combination with estrogen as an oral contraceptive.
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