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Noun: oral contraceptive  'o-rul ,kón-tru'sep-tiv
  1. A contraceptive in the form of a pill containing oestrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception
    - pill, birth control pill, contraceptive pill, oral contraceptive pill, anovulatory drug, anovulant

Derived forms: oral contraceptives

Type of: birth control device, contraceptive, contraceptive device, preventative, preventive, prophylactic device

Encyclopedia: Oral contraceptive