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Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
mestranol(mĕs′trə-nôl′, -nōl′, -nŏl′)
A synthetic estrogen, C21H26O2, used in combination with a progestin in oral contraceptives.
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mestranolAn 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.
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