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Meaning of RU 486

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  an abortion-inducing drug (trade name Mifepristone) 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
 
 Synonyms: abortion pill, Mifepristone
 
 See Also: aborticide, abortifacient, abortion-inducing drug

 

 

 

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