levonorgestrel definition

  • noun:
    • The levorotatory type of norgestrel, found in oral contraceptives plus contraceptives implanted subdermally. In implant kind it may avoid maternity for approximately five years.
    • A synthetic progestogen utilized as an active ingredient in a few hormone contraceptives.

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