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an·ov·u·lant

 (ăn′ŏv′yə-lənt)
n.
A drug that suppresses ovulation.

[an- + ovul(ation) + -ant.]

an·ov′u·lant adj.

anovulant

(ænˈɒvjʊlənt) med
n
any drug preventing ovulation
adj
preventing ovulation

an•ov•u•lant

(ænˈɒv yə lənt, -ˈoʊ vyə-)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or characterized by a lack of or suppression of ovulation.
n.
2. a substance that suppresses ovulation.
[1965–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anovulant - a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conceptionanovulant - a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception
Demulen - trade name for an oral contraceptive
Enovid - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing mestranol and norethynodrel
Loestrin - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone
Lo/Ovral - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norgestrel
Micronor - trade name for and oral contraceptive containing the progestin compound norethindrone
Modicon - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone
Norinyl - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing norethindrone and mestranol
Norlestrin - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone
Nor-Q-D - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing norethindrone
Ovocon - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone
Ovral - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norgestrel
Ovrette - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing norgestrel
Ovulen - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing mestranol and a progestin compound
Lipo-Lutin, progesterone - a steroid hormone (trade name Lipo-Lutin) produced in the ovary; prepares and maintains the uterus for pregnancy
Translations

anovulant

n (Med) → Ovulationshemmer m
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