anovulant

n. & adj. Pharm.
—n. a drug preventing ovulation.
—adj. preventing ovulation.
Etymology: AN-(1) + ovulation (see OVULATE) + -ANT

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • anovulant — anovùlant m <G mn nātā> DEFINICIJA farm. sredstvo koje sprečava ovulaciju ETIMOLOGIJA vidi anovulacija …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • anovulant — an·ovu·lant a näv yə lənt, nōv adj ANOVULATORY (2) <anovulant pills> anovulant n a drug that suppresses ovulation …   Medical dictionary

  • anovulant — /an ov yeuh leuhnt, oh vyeuh /, adj. 1. of, characterized by, or pertaining to a lack of or suppression of ovulation. n. 2. a substance that suppresses ovulation. [1965 70; AN 1 + OVUL(ATE) + ANT] * * * …   Universalium

  • anovulant — noun Any drug that prevents ovulation …   Wiktionary

  • anovulant — [a nɒvjʊl(ə)nt] adjective Medicine denoting a drug or other agent that prevents ovulation …   English new terms dictionary

  • anovulant — an·ovu·lant …   English syllables

  • anovulant — an•ov•u•lant [[t]ænˈɒv yə lənt, ˈoʊ vyə [/t]] adj. 1) pha med of, pertaining to, or characterized by a lack of or suppression of ovulation 2) pha a substance that suppresses ovulation • Etymology: 1965–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • anovulatory drug — noun a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception • Syn: ↑pill, ↑birth control pill, ↑contraceptive pill, ↑oral contraceptive pill, ↑oral contraceptive, ↑anovulant •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • birth control device — noun an agent or device intended to prevent conception • Syn: ↑contraceptive, ↑preventive, ↑preventative, ↑contraceptive device, ↑prophylactic device • Derivationally related forms: ↑preventive ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • birth control pill — noun a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception • Syn: ↑pill, ↑contraceptive pill, ↑oral contraceptive pill, ↑oral contraceptive, ↑anovulatory drug, ↑anovulant •… …   Useful english dictionary

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