oral contraceptive

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oral contraceptive:

see birth controlbirth control,
practice of contraception for the purpose of limiting reproduction. Methods of Birth Control

Male birth control methods include withdrawal of the male before ejaculation (the oldest contraceptive technique) and use of the condom, a rubber sheath
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oral contraceptive

[′ȯr·əl ‚kän·trə′sep·tiv]
(pharmacology)
Any medication taken by mouth that renders a woman nonfertile as long as the medication is continued.
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