TITLE

norgestimate

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1479
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "norgestimate" is presented. It refers to an estrogen/progestin used as tricyclic contraceptive hormone. It is administered orally to healthy women and girls over 14 year to prevent pregnancy. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21237851

 

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