Billings method


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Billings method

n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) a natural method of birth control that involves examining the colour and viscosity of the cervical mucus to discover when ovulation is occurring. Also called: ovulation method or mucus method
[C20: devised by Drs John and Evelyn Billings in the 1960s]
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