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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.]


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


[ˈmɪnɪˌpɪl] Nminipíldora f
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