HyperDic: morning-after_pill

English > 1 sense of the expression morning-after pill:
NOUNartifactmorning-after pilla large dose of estrogen taken orally within 24 to 72 hours after intercourse
English > morning-after pill: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA large dose of estrogen taken orally within 24 to 72 hours after intercourse; prevents implantation of a fertilized ovum and so acts as a contraceptive; commonly used after rape or incest.
Broadercontraceptive, preventive, preventative, contraceptive device, prophylactic device, birth control deviceAn agent or device intended to prevent conception
Spanishpíldora del día después
Catalanpíndola del dia després, píndola de l'endemà

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