mestranol


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mestranol

 [mes´trah-nol]
a synthetic estrogen used in combination with a progestational agent as an oral contraceptive.

mestranol

/mes·tra·nol/ (mes´trah-nol) an estrogen related to ethinyl estradiol; used in combination with a progestational agent as an oral contraceptive.

mestranol

(mĕs′trə-nôl′, -nōl′, -nŏl′)
n.
A synthetic estrogen, C21H26O2, used in combination with a progestin in oral contraceptives.

mestranol

[mes′trənōl]
an estrogen prescribed in fixed-combination drugs with a progestin as an oral contraceptive.

mestranol

An oestrogen drug, used in combination with a PROGESTOGEN as an oral contraceptive or as a hormone replacement therapy for post-menopausal women. A brand names of a combination with the progestogen NORETHISTERONE is Norinyl-1.