from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Capable of reducing or eliminating fertility; contraceptive.

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  • adj. That reduces fertility
  • adj. contraceptive

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  • adj. capable of preventing conception or impregnation


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anti- +‎ fertility


  • A reversible antifertility vaccine for men and women is also under development.

    Searching For A Better Pill

  • One of these foods is peas, and its history as an antifertility food goes back at least as far as 1949.

    Getting Pregnant

  • Back here in the United States, studies conducted in the 1990s at the University of Illinois helped establish the antifertility effects of pea-oil—so much so that it is now being studied as a possible natural contraceptive.

    Getting Pregnant

  • Ayurvedic herbal preparations are also used to treat obesity, and as antifertility treatments.

    The Best Alternative Medicine

  • The biological model used in stage (c) to establish an antifertility activity, was a mouse.

    Chapter 7

  • A similar strategy was used in the evaluation of a traditional antifertility preparation.

    Chapter 7

  • Insect antifertility and antifeedant allelochemics in Adhatota vasica.

    Chapter 10

  • "We believe that modern-day Hitlers have deliberately adulterated the oral polio vaccines with antifertility drugs and … viruses which are known to cause HIV and AIDS," prominent physician Datti Ahmed told journalists at the time.

    Scientific American

  • (c) a traditional antifertility agent with sustained action.

    Chapter 7


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