Pincus

/ (ˈpɪŋkəs) /

noun

Gregory Goodwin. 1903–67, US physiologist, whose work on steroid hormones led to the development of the first contraceptive pill
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Pincus

[ pĭngkəs, pĭn- ]
Gregory Goodwin 1903-1967

American physiologist. Through his studies of natural hormones that inhibit ovulation in mammals, he developed the first effective oral contraceptive, which was first tested in 1954.
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