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    • Use of early medication abortion —…
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    • The French abortion tablet, also referred…
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mifepristone definition

  • noun:
    • RU 486.
    • A steroid pharmaceutical regularly induce abortion, or as an emergency contraceptive.
    • an abortion-inducing medicine (trade title RU_486) developed in France; when taken through the very first five weeks of pregnancy it blocks the activity of progesterone so that the womb sloughs from the embryo
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