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Meaning of MORNING-AFTER PILL

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  a large dose of estrogen taken orally within 24 to 72 hours after intercourse; prevents implantation of a fertilized ovum and so acts as a contraceptive; commonly used after rape or incest
 
 See Also: birth control device, contraceptive, contraceptive device, preventative, preventive, prophylactic device

 

 

 

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