Gregory Goodwin. 1903–67, US physiologist, whose work on steroid hormones led to the development of the first contraceptive pill
Pincus Pin·cus (pĭng’kəs, 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.
[pin-kurl] /ˈpɪnˌkɜrl/ verb (used with object) 1. to curl (the hair) by using clips or hairpins. noun 1. a dampened curl that is kept in place by a clip or hairpin. noun 1. a small section of hair wound in a circle and secured with a hairpin to set it in a curl
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[pingk-nee] /ˈpɪŋk ni/ noun 1. Charles, 1757–1824, American Revolutionary leader and politician: senator 1798–1801. 2. Charles Cotesworth [kohts-wurth] /ˈkoʊts wɜrθ/ (Show IPA), 1746–1825, and his brother Thomas, 1750–1828, American patriots and statesmen. /ˈpɪŋknɪ/ noun 1. Charles. 1757–1824, US statesman, who was a leading member of the convention that framed the US Constitution (1787) 2. his […]
noun, Baseball. 1. a player sent into a game to replace a base runner.