Contragestive meaning

kŏn'trə-jĕs'tĭv
Capable of preventing gestation, either by preventing implantation or by causing the uterine lining to shed after implantation.
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A contragestive drug or agent.
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Capable of preventing gestation, either by preventing implantation or by causing the uterine lining to shed after implantation.
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A contragestive drug or agent.
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Acting to prevent implantation of a blastocyst.
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A substance or device that acts to prevent implantation of a blastocyst.
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Origin of contragestive

  • contra– gest(ation) –ive
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition