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Definition of combined pill in English:


An oral contraceptive containing both an oestrogen and a progestogen.
Example sentences
  • The combined pill contains both oestrogen and progestogen.
  • The combined pill is made up of two hormones called progestogen and oestrogen.
  • A contraceptive injection is as reliable as a combined pill, but fertility can take a few months to return to normal, even if the injection is not repeated.
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