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a brand name for a hormonal compound used in medicine for ovulation control, adjustment of the menses, and control of uterine bleeding.
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|Noun||1.||Enovid - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing mestranol and norethynodrel|
anovulant, anovulatory drug, birth control pill, contraceptive pill, oral contraceptive, oral contraceptive pill, pill - a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception
norethynodrel - a progesterone derivative used in oral contraceptives and in the control of menstruation and the treatment of abnormal uterine bleeding
mestranol - a synthetic form of estrogen used in combination with a progestin in oral contraceptives
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