HyperDic: enovid

English > 1 sense of the word Enovid:
NOUNartifactEnovidtrade name for an oral contraceptive containing mestranol and norethynodrel
English > Enovid: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningtrade name for an oral contraceptive containing mestranol and norethynodrel.
Broaderpill, birth control pill, contraceptive pill, oral contraceptive pill, oral contraceptive, anovulatory drug, anovulantA contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception
SubstancesmestranolA synthetic form of estrogen used in combination with a progestin in oral contraceptives
norethynodrelA progesterone derivative used in oral contraceptives and in the control of menstruation and the treatment of abnormal uterine bleeding

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