RU 486 (är’yōō fôr’ā-tē-sĭks’)
A drug that chemically terminates a pregnancy.
An oral drug that terminates early pregnancy by interfering with the action of progesterone, thereby preventing the attachment of a fertilized ovum to the uterine wall.
noun 1. a poncholike outer garment of heavy wool, worn especially in the mountains of Colombia.
noun, plural Ruandas (especially collectively) Ruanda for 1. 1. a member of a people living in Rwanda and the E Democratic Republic of the Congo. 2. Also called Kinyarwanda. the Bantu language of the Ruandas, closely related to Rundi, spoken in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and by virtually the entire population of Rwanda.
[roo-ahn-duh-oo-roo n-dee] /ruˈɑn də ʊˈrʊn di/ noun 1. a former territory in central Africa, E of the Democratic Republic of the Congo: formerly part of German East Africa; administered by Belgium as a League of Nations mandate 1923–46 and as a United Nations trust territory 1946–62; now divided into the independent states of Rwanda and […]
verb (used with object), rubbed, rubbing. 1. to subject the surface of (a thing or person) to pressure and friction, as in cleaning, smoothing, polishing, coating, massaging, or soothing: to rub a table top with wax polish; to rub the entire back area. 2. to move (something) back and forth or with a rotary motion, […]