contraceptive
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S: http://www.drugs.com/drug-class/contraceptives.html (last access: 13 December 2013); http://www.sexualityandu.ca/birth-control/birth_control_methods_contraception (last access: 6 February 2016).

N: 1. 1891 (n.), 1918 (adj.), from stem of contraception + -ive.
2. An agent to prevent conception. Relating to any measure or agent designed to prevent conception.
3. An agent that diminishes the likelihood of, or prevents conception.
4. (Pertaining to) birth control through the deliberate prevention of conception or impregnation.

S: 1. OED – http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=contraceptive (last access: 6 February 2016). 2. STEDMAN (last access: 6 February 2016). 3. DORLAND (last access: 6 February 2016). 4. TERMIUM PLUS (last access: 13 December 2013).

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CR: drug product, drug substance, sleeping pill.