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anovulant

División en sílabas: an·ov·u·lant
Pronunciación: /əˈnävyələnt
 
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Medicine

Definición de anovulant en inglés:

adjetivo

(Chiefly of a drug) preventing ovulation.
Example sentences
  • The oral anovulant contraceptive pill had been developed privately with her assistance.
  • A renewed challenge to the Church's teaching came with the approval of the anovulant pill in 1960.
  • In the 1960s, the Church faced increasing pressure regarding the use of contraceptive means with the marketing of the anovulant pill.

sustantivo

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An anovulant drug.
Example sentences
  • The common factor is that all these are anovulants and therefore are equally good at stopping ectopics and intrauterine conceptions.
  • For these reasons, the therapeutic use of anovulants is not an act that would violate the first condition of the principle of the double effect.
  • Even when taking contraceptives or anovulants, the number of ovules that we ourselves can use reduces gradually.

Origen

1960s: from an-1 + ovul(ation) + -ant.

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