Definition of Abortion pill

1. Noun. An abortion-inducing drug (trade name RU_486) developed in France; when taken during the first five weeks of pregnancy it blocks the action of progesterone so that the uterus sloughs off the embryo.

Exact synonyms: Mifepristone, Ru 486
Generic synonyms: Aborticide, Abortifacient, Abortion-inducing Drug
Language type: Trademark

Definition of Abortion pill

1. Noun. A drug, such as mifepristone (Mifegyne), used to terminate a pregnancy in its earliest stage. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Abortion Pill

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aborticide
aborticides
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abortifacient
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abortin
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abortins
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abortion-inducing drug
abortion applicants
abortion pill (current term)
abortion pills
abortion rate
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abortive neurofibromatosis
abortive transduction
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abortiveness
abortivenesses
abortives

Literary usage of Abortion pill

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Civilization of Illiteracy by Mihai Nadin (1997)
"How contraceptives, in particular the pill and the abortion pill, are changing the nature of sexuality can be discovered in a number of books: Lynn S. Baker ..."

2. The Family in Question by Stein Ringen (1998)
"What are we to say about the ‘abortion pill'? We know that in some cultures (such as in China and Korea) abortion is used selectively against female ..."

3. Living With Siva by Subramuniya (2001)
"Doctors there and elsewhere have developed an inexpensive version ofthe French “abortion pill.” Many see this as a blessing for India's population problem ..."

4. The Letters of Marmot Brown: An Anthology of Letters to a Local Newspaper by Malgorzata Dunning Publishing (2005)
"... 13 May on a 14 year old school girl being given an abortion pill highlights the way in which parent continually interfere with their children's lives. ..."

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