(Chiefly of a drug) preventing ovulation.
- 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.
An anovulant drug.
- 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.
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