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minipill

[ min-ee-pil ]
/ ˈmɪn iˌpɪl /
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noun Pharmacology.

an oral birth control pill that contains only a progestin and is to be taken daily without monthly cessation.

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Origin of minipill

First recorded in 1965–70; mini- + pill1
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British Dictionary definitions for minipill

minipill
/ (ˈmɪnɪˌpɪl) /

noun

a low-dose oral contraceptive containing a progestogen only
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