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mifepristone; 11β‐(4‐dimethylaminophenyl)‐17β‐hydroxy‐17α‐prop‐1‐ynylestra‐4, 9‐dien‐3‐one; a steroidal progesterone‐receptor antagonist that prevents implantation of a fertilized ovum in the uterus. It is an effective contraceptive even when taken after coitus.

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