morning-after pill

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n morning-after pill a large dose of estrogen taken orally within 24 to 72 hours after intercourse; prevents implantation of a fertilized ovum and so acts as a contraceptive; commonly used after rape or incest
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Usage

In literature:

If he feels a little brisk the morning after the pill, he sends the letter that makes us famous!
"The Ordeal of Richard Feverel" by George Meredith
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In news:

Hobby Lobby appeals morning-after pill decision.
Hobby Lobby must cover morning-after pill, judge rules.
Pediatrics group says morning-after pills should be prescribed in advance to teen girls.
Prescribe morning-after pills in advance , say pediatricians.
OKLAHOMA CITY — A federal judge has rejected a request by Hobby Lobby Stores to block part of the new federal health-care law that requires it to provide the "morning-after" and "week-after" birth-control pills.
Hobby Lobby must offer morning-after pill.
Hobby Lobby files lawsuit opposing morning-after pill mandate.
Hobby Lobby files lawsuit opposing morning-after pill mandate .
Plan B One-step morning-after pill.
0Pediatricians and doctors treating teenaged girls should consider writing "just-in-case" prescriptions for the morning-after pill , the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) said Monday.
Morning-after pill restrictions end.
Illinois AG won't appeal morning-after pill case.
Block of OTC morning-after pill sparks debate.
AAP Recommends ' Morning-After' Pill for Teens.
Give teens morning-after pill prescriptions.
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