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- A contraceptive in the form of a pill taken shortly after sexual intercourse.
2010 October 12, Faith Agostinone-Wilson, Marxism and Education Beyond Identity: Sexuality and Schooling, Palgrave Macmillan, page 172:
- These policy efforts confuse the public into thinking that the morning-after pill, which is simply a super-dose of the regular pill, is the same as mifepristone, the abortion pill.
2013 April 15, Pam Belluck, “Judge Strikes Down Age Limits on Morning-After Pill”, The New York Times:
- A federal judge on Friday ordered that the most common morning-after pill be made available over the counter for all ages, instead of requiring a prescription for girls 16 and younger.
type of contraceptive pill