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Noun: abortion pill
  1. 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
    - mifepristone, RU 486

Derived forms: abortion pills

Type of: aborticide, abortifacient, abortion-inducing drug

Encyclopedia: Abortion pill