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contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception anovulant , anovulatory drug , birth control pill , contraceptive pill , oral contraceptive , oral contraceptive pill , pill
bacteria, substance that can destroy or inhibit antibiotic
psychotherapy that seeks to extinguish or inhibit abnormal or maladaptive behavior by reinforcing desired behavior and extinguishing undesired behavior behavior modification , behavior therapy
class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process blocker , blocking agent
thyroid hormone that tends to lower the level of calcium in the blood plasma and inhibit resorption of bone calcitonin , thyrocalcitonin
surgical removal of the testes or ovaries (usually to inhibit hormone secretion in cases of breast cancer in women or prostate cancer in men) castration
any drug that has a toxic effect on cells; commonly used in chemotherapy to inhibit the proliferation of cancerous cells cytotoxic drug
threats, coerce or inhibit by deter , intimidate
any of a group of antidepressant drugs that inhibit the action of monoamine oxidase in the brain and so allow monoamines to accumulate MAOI , monoamine oxidase inhibitor
derivative of furan used to inhibit bacterial growth nitrofuran
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