1. [ noun ] (medicine,pharmacology,sexuality) a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception
Synonyms: birth_control_pill contraceptive_pill oral_contraceptive_pill anovulatory_drug anovulant pill
Related terms: contraceptive lo/ovral norinyl ovocon micronor enovid loestrin norlestrin nor-q-d demulen ovral ovrette ovulen modicon norethindrone mestranol progesterone
Similar spelling:   oral_contraception