[ kŏn′trə-jĕs′tĭv ]
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Capable of preventing gestation, either by preventing implantation or by causing the uterine lining to shed after implantation.
A contragestive drug or agent.
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“Evoke” and “invoke” both derive from the same Latin root “vocāre.”
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