Medical Definition of Oral contraceptive

Reviewed on 3/29/2021

Oral contraceptive: A birth control pill taken by mouth. Most oral contraceptives include both estrogen and progesterone. When given in certain amounts and at certain times in the menstrual cycle, these hormones prevent the ovary from releasing an egg for fertilization.

See also birth control.

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