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Djerassi Djer·as·si (jə-raəs'ē), Carl. Born 1923.

Austrian-born American chemist noted for his work on the development of an oral contraceptive.

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Djerassi   (djě-rä'sē)  Pronunciation Key 
Austrian-born American chemist who pioneered the development of the first contraceptive pill, as well as many commonly used drugs, including antihistamines and anti-inflammatory agents.
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