levonorgestrel

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le·vo·nor·ges·trel

 (lē′və-nôr-jĕs′trəl)
n.
The levorotatory form of the progestin norgestrel, used for emergency contraception, and, in combination with estrogen, in oral contraceptives and in hormone replacement therapy.
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levonorgestrel

n levonorgestrel m
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