an oral contraceptive for women, containing the hormones estrogen and progesterone or progesterone alone, that inhibits ovulation, fertilization, or implantation of a fertilized ovum, causing temporary infertility.
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the anniversary of a birth. the day of a person’s birth. a day marking or commemorating the origin, founding, or beginning of something. the festivities or celebration marking such a day or anniversary. Contemporary Examples The Raising of the Concordia Barbie Latza Nadeau September 16, 2013 A King in Waiting The Daily Beast November 13, […]
bare skin; nakedness: They were sunbathing in their birthday suits. noun (informal, jocular) a state of total nakedness, as at birth n. Nakedness, as in The doorbell rang, and here I was in my birthday suit. In 18th-century Britain this term originally referred to the clothes one wore on the king’s birthday. Later it was […]
any physical, mental, or biochemical abnormality present at birth.
one’s biological parents and siblings, as contrasted with one’s adoptive family.