contraceptive pill

contraceptive pill
noun
a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception
Hyponyms:
Demulen, ↑Enovid, ↑Loestrin, ↑Lo/Ovral, ↑Micronor, ↑Modicon, ↑Norinyl, ↑Norlestrin, ↑Nor-Q-D, ↑Ovocon, ↑Ovral, ↑Ovrette, ↑Ovulen
Substance Meronyms: ↑progesterone, ↑Lipo-Lutin

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noun

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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