[ awr-thoh-noh-vuhm ]
/ ˌɔr θoʊˈnoʊ vəm /
a brand name for a tablet containing the progestogen norethindrone and an estrogen, used as an oral contraceptive.
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[ ôr′thō-nō′vəm ]
A trademark for any of several oral contraceptives that contain norethindrone and either ethinyl estradiol or mestranol.
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