Meaning of Ortho-Novum

Or•tho-No•vum

Pronunciation: (ôr"thō-nō'vum), [key]
— Pharm., Trademark. Pharm.,Trademark.
  1. a brand name for a tablet containing the progestogen norethindrone and an estrogen, used as an oral contraceptive.
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