minipill

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min·i·pill

 (mĭn′ē-pĭl′)
n.
An oral contraceptive that contains a progestin but no estrogen.

[mini- (from the fact that it contains only a progestin, which is minimally required to prevent pregnancy in individuals for whom estrogen is contraindicated ) + pill.]

minipill

(ˈmɪnɪˌpɪl)
n
(Pharmacology) a low-dose oral contraceptive containing a progestogen only
Translations

minipill

[ˈmɪnɪˌpɪl] Nminipíldora f
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A Gynaecologist Anna Szarewski writes: The progestogen only pill, (POP or mini pill), has this effect in about one fifth of the women who take it.

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