One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A synthetic steroid hormone, C₂₀H₂₆O₂, which has actions similar to those of progesterone and is used chiefly for contraception.
1950s; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine. From nor- + ethisterone.
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