Definition of Contraceptive pill
1. Noun. A contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception.
Generic synonyms: Birth Control Device, Contraceptive, Contraceptive Device, Preventative, Preventive, Prophylactic Device
Specialized synonyms: Demulen, Enovid, Loestrin, Lo/ovral, Micronor, Modicon, Norinyl, Norlestrin, Nor-q-d, Ovocon, Ovral, Ovrette, Ovulen
Terms within: Lipo-lutin, Progesterone
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Literary usage of Contraceptive pill
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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"The main criteria for eligibility are that the women are new to the family planning program and that they have previously not used the contraceptive pill. ..."
2. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"In these analyses, women currently using the contraceptive pill, the diaphragm, the sheath, female sterilization or an intrauterine device (IUCD) were ..."
3. Fertility, Family Planning, and Women's Health: New Data From the 1995 by Joyce C. Abma, A. Chandra, W. Mosher, L. Peterson (1998)
"The major methods used in 1995 were female sterilization (18 percent) and the oral contraceptive pill (17 percent), followed by the male condom (13 percent) ..."
4. CapitalOttawa (1888)
"In Mexico Û a key process in the production of contraceptive pill was developed. a M. Bronfenbrenner, "Preis: Poverty on the Offensive: the ..."
5. Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion & Disease Prevention by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"... oral contraceptive pill, does not protect against sexually transmitted diseases. Conversely, barrier methods, particularly the condom, ..."