HyperDic: norinyl

English > 1 sense of the word Norinyl:
NOUNartifactNorinyltrade name for an oral contraceptive containing norethindrone and mestranol
English > Norinyl: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningtrade name for an oral contraceptive containing norethindrone and mestranol.
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
norethindrone, norethindrone acetate, norethandrolone, NorlutinA synthetic progestational hormone (trade name Norlutin) used in oral contraceptives and to treat endometriosis

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