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- noun A drug, such as
mifepristone(Mifegyne), used to terminatea pregnancyin its earliest stage.
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- noun an abortion-inducing drug (trade name RU_486) developed in France; when taken during the first five weeks of pregnancy it blocks the action of progesterone so that the uterus sloughs off the embryo
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