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pill

1. a small spherical or ovoid mass of a medicinal substance, intended to be swallowed whole
2. the Informal an oral contraceptive

Pill

 

a solid medicinal dosage form for internal use. Pills are globules of a homogeneous plastic substance that contains the medicine; they range in weight from 0.1 to 0.5 g. Since tablets, lozenges, and capsules are more convenient forms of medication, pills are rarely used in modern practice.

What does it mean when you dream about a pill?

If the pill is a vitamin, then swallowing a pill in a dream might reflect a desire to take care of one’s health. Taking a pill can be a metaphor for accepting something unpleasant—”swallowing a bitter pill.” Pills could be a reference to “The Pill” used in birth control, and sometimes irritating people are referred to as “pills.”

pill

[pil]
(electromagnetism)
A microwave stripline termination.
(pharmacology)
A small, solid dosage form of a globular, ovoid, or lenticular shape, containing one or more medicinal substances.
References in classic literature ?
Seems to me the pills are a good thing," said Omby Amby, who remembered how it used to make his head ache as a boy to study arithmetic.
Young men in college always have to take their medicine, one way or another," observed the Wizard, with a smile; "and, as our Professor says, these School Pills have proved to be a great success.
If we could use the pills at all we would make far better wishes than that.
Of the two pills in that box one was of the most deadly poison, and the other was entirely harmless.
I am a tolerable chemist, and prepare my pills myself.
dmc=1&ts=20150313T1108231151) two main types of birth control pill:  progestin-only pills and combination pills, which contain both progestin and estrogen.
Percentage of Women Who Missed Taking Oral Contraceptive Pills* Among Women Aged 15-44 Years Who Used Oral Contraceptive Pills and Had Sexual Intercourse, Overall and by Age and Number of Pills Missed--National Survey Of Family Growth, United States, 2013-2015+ ([dagger])
1) Dispensers of drugs and pills and accessories (1000 Blister)
Nottingham University researchers say their study indicates a link between newer contraceptive pills and a higher risk of serious S and died from a blood clot on her lung less than a month after she had started taking the Pill.
Though the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) previously found that girls under 17 years of age could safely use the emergency contraception pills, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius overruled that decision, an act that Korman said was "politically motivated, scientifically unjustified, and contrary to agency precedent.
Birth control pills are synthetic forms of the hormones progesterone and estrogen taken by women to prevent pregnancy.