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safe period

n
(Medicine) informal the period during the menstrual cycle when conception is considered least likely to occur. See also rhythm method
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Noun1.safe period - that time during a woman's menstrual cycle during which conception is least likely to occur (usually immediately before of after menstruation)
menstrual cycle - a recurring cycle (beginning at menarche and ending at menopause) in which the endometrial lining of the uterus prepares for pregnancy; if pregnancy does not occur the lining is shed at menstruation; "the average menstrual cycle is 28 days"
phase, stage - any distinct time period in a sequence of events; "we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected"
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safe period

n the safe period (fam) (of menstrual cycle) → il periodo non fecondo
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