HyperDic: mestranol

English > 1 sense of the word mestranol:
NOUNsubstancemestranola synthetic form of estrogen used in combination with a progestin in oral contraceptives
English > mestranol: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA synthetic form of estrogen used in combination with a progestin in oral contraceptives.
Broaderestrogen, oestrogenA general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics
Substance ofEnovidtrade name for an oral contraceptive containing mestranol and norethynodrel
Norinyltrade name for an oral contraceptive containing norethindrone and mestranol
Ovulentrade name for an oral contraceptive containing mestranol and a progestin compound
Spanishmestranol
Catalanmestranol

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