• Definition for "oral contraceptive"
    • A pill, typically containing estrogen or progesterone, that…
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oral contraceptive definition

  • noun:
    • A pill, typically containing estrogen or progesterone, that inhibits ovulation and therefore prevents conception. Also known as birth prevention supplement.
    • a contraceptive in the shape of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to prevent ovulation therefore restrict conception
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