contraceptive pill

Definitions of contraceptive pill
  1. noun
    a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception
    synonyms: anovulant, anovulatory drug, birth control pill, oral contraceptive, oral contraceptive pill, pill
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    Demulen
    trade name for an oral contraceptive
    Enovid
    trade name for an oral contraceptive containing mestranol and norethynodrel
    Loestrin
    trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone
    Lo/Ovral
    trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norgestrel
    Micronor
    trade name for and oral contraceptive containing the progestin compound norethindrone
    Modicon
    trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone
    Norinyl
    trade name for an oral contraceptive containing norethindrone and mestranol
    Norlestrin
    trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone
    Nor-Q-D
    trade name for an oral contraceptive containing norethindrone
    Ovocon
    trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone
    Ovral
    trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norgestrel
    Ovrette
    trade name for an oral contraceptive containing norgestrel
    Ovulen
    trade name for an oral contraceptive containing mestranol and a progestin compound
    type of:
    birth control device, contraceptive, contraceptive device, preventative, preventive, prophylactic device
    an agent or device intended to prevent conception
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