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ABORTIFACIENT [1 record]

Record 1 2005-03-15

English

Subject field(s)
  • Medication
  • Pregnancy
DEF

A substance that causes pregnancy to end prematurely and causes an abortion.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Médicaments
  • Grossesse
DEF

Substance qui provoque l'avortement.

OBS

Selon la Société des obstétriciens et gynécologues du Canada (SOGC), le méthotrexate administré avant l'implantation peut être considéré comme un contraceptif de «dernière chance». S'il est administré par contre après l'implantation, il agit comme agent abortif.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Medicamentos
  • Embarazo
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