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Stopes

[ stohps ]
/ stoʊps /
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noun
Marie Carmichael, 1880–1958, English scientist and birth control advocate.
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British Dictionary definitions for Stopes

Stopes
/ (stəʊps) /

noun
Marie Carmichael. 1880–1958, English pioneer of birth control, who established the first birth-control clinic in Britain (1921)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for Stopes

Stopes
[ stōps ]
Marie Carmichael 1880-1958

British social reformer who opened England's first birth control clinic (1924) in London and later promoted family planning in east Asia.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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