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Ortho-Novum

[ awr-thoh-noh-vuhm ]
/ ˌɔr θoʊˈnoʊ vəm /
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Pharmacology, Trademark.
a brand name for a tablet containing the progestogen norethindrone and an estrogen, used as an oral contraceptive.
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Ortho-Novum
[ ôr′thō-nōvəm ]

A trademark for any of several oral contraceptives that contain norethindrone and either ethinyl estradiol or mestranol.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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