[ no-nok-suh-nawl-nahyn, -nol- ]
/ nɒˈnɒk səˌnɔlˈnaɪn, -ˌnɒl- /
the active ingredient of spermicides.
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Origin of nonoxynol-9
By rearrangement of parts of its chemical name
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Medical definitions for nonoxynol-9
[ nŏn-ŏk′sə-nôl′-, -nōl′- ]
A spermicide that is widely used in contraceptive creams, foams, and lubricants.
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