[mif-uh-pris-tohn] /ˌmɪf əˈprɪs toʊn/
an antigestational drug, C 29 H 35 NO 2 , that prevents a fertilized egg from attaching to the uterine wall by blocking the action of progesterone.
an antiprogestogenic steroid, used in the medical termination of pregnancy. Formula: C29H35NO2
mifepristone mi·fep·ri·stone (mĭ-fěp’rĭ-stōn)
[mif] /mɪf/ noun 1. petulant displeasure; ill humor. 2. a petty quarrel. verb (used with object) 3. to give minor offense to; offend. /mɪf/ verb 1. to take offence or offend noun 2. a petulant mood 3. a petty quarrel n. 1620s, “fit of ill humor,” perhaps imitative of an exclamation of disgust (cf. German […]
[mift] /mɪft/ adjective 1. put into an irritable mood, especially by an offending incident: I was miffed when they didn’t invite me to the party. [mif] /mɪf/ noun 1. petulant displeasure; ill humor. 2. a petty quarrel. verb (used with object) 3. to give minor offense to; offend. /mɪf/ verb 1. to take offence or […]
[mif-lin] /ˈmɪf lɪn/ noun 1. Thomas, 1744–1800, American politician and Revolutionary general: president of the Continental Congress 1783–84; governor of Pennsylvania 1790–99.
[mif-ee] /ˈmɪf i/ adjective, miffier, miffiest. Informal. 1. touchy; inclined to take offense. /ˈmɪfɪ/ adjective -fier, -fiest 1. (informal) easily upset; oversensitive adj. “liable to ‘take a miff,’ ” 1810, from miff (n.) + -y (2). Related: Miffiness. adjective Angry; miffed, pissed off: after a good bit of miffy correspondence [1810+; the earlier form mifty […]